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THE PAIN HIDDEN BEHIND HER SMILE

To everyone she meets, whether friend or stranger, the young woman offers a pleasant smile. It would be easy to assume she has a contented life with no worries and no sorrows. She doesn’t reveal the pain she carries inside … Continue reading

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GABRIEL’S TREE

Spring has sprung! My grandson’s memorial tree made its spring debut wearing splendid verdant foliage with its branches showing fine form reaching toward the sky. When it was planted back in the fall, I looked at the bare, immature tree … Continue reading

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A POEM OF HEALING FOR A GRIEVING HEART

NOTE: THIS IS AN ANONYMOUS UNTITLED POEM I FOUND ON A WEBSITE CALLED GRIEFBEACH.COM. IT SPEAKS TO MY HEART, AND I THINK IT WILL TO YOURS. When tomorrow starts without me and I am not here to see… If the … Continue reading

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A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF GABRIEL

NOTE: I WROTE THIS POST IN THE SPRING OF 2014 WHEN MY GRANDSON GABRIEL WAS THREE. IT WAS CALLED “THE JOY OF BEING THREE.” HE DIED YESTERDAY JUNE 6, 2015 AT THE AGE OF FOUR. HE WAS FULL OF JOY … Continue reading

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