• hope

    advent journal: snap shot

    by  • December 7, 2012 • hope, poetry • 0 Comments

    the rain has fallen all day like tears or whispers leaving outlines of parked cars and umbrellas the clouds cut the day short and darkness snuck in almost like an old friend who knows all the stories of promise and sadness and who knows how to sit next to you in silence ‘cause that’s...

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    down with the ship

    by  • January 16, 2011 • faith, hope, mlk • 0 Comments

    Many years ago, my friend Billy Crockett and I read an article about a ship captain who, with his crew, abandoned ship when it began to sink, leaving the passengers on board. The story led us to the song title, “Down With the Ship,” which ended up being a song about Martin Luther King....

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    down with the ship

    by  • January 16, 2011 • faith, hope, mlk • 1 Comment

    Many years ago, my friend Billy Crockett and I read an article about a ship captain who, with his crew, abandoned ship when it began to sink, leaving the passengers on board. The story led us to the song title, “Down With the Ship,” which ended up being a song about Martin Luther King....

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    night and day

    by  • January 1, 2008 • change, hope • 0 Comments

    Everything was new for our new year: new place, new people, new traditions. We drove up to Raleigh, as Andy and Barney used to say, for their First Night celebration, one of the grandchildren of the original First Night in Boston. We heard some good bluegrass, Ginger saw an African dance company, and we...

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    night and day

    by  • January 1, 2008 • change, hope • 3 Comments

    Everything was new for our new year: new place, new people, new traditions. We drove up to Raleigh, as Andy and Barney used to say, for their First Night celebration, one of the grandchildren of the original First Night in Boston. We heard some good bluegrass, Ginger saw an African dance company, and we...

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