Things I Wish

  • I wish that everyone on this planet never went to sleep hungry.6362196157044786201633161531_disney-stars-1100x619
  • I wish that all tired bones had a comfortable and safe place in which to rest.

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Why I Write

I believe that sharing life experience holds value.

Putting stories from one’s own life into words has power.

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Let love be stronger

archangelmichael-e1265172023723-394x510.jpgHere’s a thought for today that was inspired by someone I met the winter of 2016 while working at a homeless shelter in the Fargo-Moorhead Community.

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Memorial to Thorsten

13241682_10100635759416470_1854416226_o-1-1These past several nights you have been in my dreams. The dreams are joyful, hopeful, full of life – just like you. And then I wake up.

I wake up asking why are you gone? You’re supposed to still be here. There are people here who need you; your friends, your family, all those kids who called you “uncle.” We all still need you.

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Book of Kells Now Free to View Online

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The Dream – Part II

The dream now begins with me stepping into the house – now cold and hollow – the ethereal light from it, gone. With no companion, guard or guide, I enter and descend into the basement – a flickering light illuminates my steps, casting all manner of shadows around me.

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The Dream – Part I


The dream has evolved.

I first dreamed it somewhere between July and October 2012.

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The Guardians

Prologue

The first time it happened is as clear to her today as if it had happened just a moment ago.

Guardian Angel by Pietro da Cortona, 1656

Guardian Angel by Pietro da Cortona, 1656

She remembers running through the grass. It must have been early morning because the dew still clung to the blades. It felt like little angel kisses on her bare feet. As she was walking along the tree row, she startled a mother morning dove tending her chicks. She heard the rustling of the dove’s wings and turned her head.

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Building a dream…

by Jacqueline M. Dotzenrod

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Few people will continue to chase their childhood dreams into adulthood. But Joe Jameson, of Amenia, is still running them down in a snowplane. (more…)