birth

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Funny the things we remember…

Yesterday was my grown son’s birthday and I wanted to express to him, somehow, what a plus he has always been in my life. I thought back to the day he was born and a strong image of the view out my hospital window filled my mind’s eye. He was born in Hickory, N.C. at … Continue reading

Let Your Soul Sing

I am a Christian, but alas, I find I have more in common with the dancing, laughing Sufi poet Rumi, who said, “‘My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there,”-than I have with a thin-lipped, judgmental Calvinist and her “sinners in the hand of an angry God” … Continue reading

The Magic Barn: The Too-Big Calf

The sideways blizzard stung my face when I went out to do the chores that February morning. Sideways blizzards are what I called snowstorms with tiny hard flakes that blew sideways. Ollie the milk cow was snug in her well-insulated cow barn and the beef cows had gathered under the shed, waiting for their alfalfa. … Continue reading