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America and Guns.

Today is the 25th day of 2023, and there have already been 39 mass shootings in this country, resulting in 70 dead, 167 injured, and countless traumatized. Mary Trump New York Times January 25, 2023 The back-to-back massacres illustrate what, for many, feels like a near constant drumbeat of mass shootings in America. Already, in …

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Fall Wreath

Fall wreath The fall wreath placed, is bittersweet. Vibrant colors, goodbye heat. Inviting door is there to greet, the coming season. Reaping wheat, from pastures yellow, acorns dropped; the earth is mellow. Gardens bend their weary heads, and tired Clematis crave their beds. The wreath for winter, calls December, no more the colors of September. …

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Living In The Present

Depression can be the result of an inability to plan a future. Trying to be aware of enjoying the moment is a healthy ambition. When we are young, there are a plethora of goals, rites of passage, fantasies, and so many more things that we need to consider. We have many choices and a strong …

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The Speeches

I watched in awe¬†at what I saw, I felt a sense of calm; from words thus spoke, would angst revoke, spreading like a balm. Four years of mounting anger, combined with growing fear,  were lessened with each word I heard, the danger much less clear. A growing sense of purpose, a vast internal sigh, I felt …

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The Clearing

The Clearing There was a special place at the end of the orchard, a small clearing with a clump of young trees, that hovered just above the creek.  The child loved to come here. She loved the joy she felt when she saw the sun filtering through the wattle trees, the green mosses in the …

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