Category Archives: Holidays

Leaving Home

Change, change, and hey, how about some more change? I bet a lot of you have said your final good-byes to your childhood home. It was my turn a few weeks back as I spent several days helping my parents … Continue reading

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For All

      For All For all who lie wide-awake In the despair of darkness That settles Within and without, He was born at night.   For all who toil burden-sore Uphill in the mid-day sun, He gave Himself up … Continue reading

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Resolution

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty well over New Year’s Resolutions. So, as I sat pondering this lack of resolution to tackle resolutions, I stumbled upon another, less used meaning of the word. In the language of music, … Continue reading

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Caramel, Comfort and Joy

Velvety flour, a handful of yeast And buttery, brown sugar Have worked their giddy magic yet again As rolls drip caramel all over the counter, The aroma of Christmas morning Past and present Waiting to melt in our mouths As … Continue reading

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Say Thanks

Whisper Shout Write or Sing Half-heartedly Whole-heartedly Mad, Sad or Glad In the company of many Or all alone Far away Or right at home Content with little Or grateful for much Bent and broken Or strong and whole Sorrow-filled … Continue reading

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