Category Archives: Faith

Belonging

Dear Son, I had a great day yesterday.  The sun was shining and the temperature warmed into the 50’s.         It was good to go to church to be with the family.  It may sound cold to … Continue reading

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Slippery days

Dear Son, I’ve been slipping the past few days.  I have a “to-do” list that is mocking me.  It is easier to sit, to let the day grind by without accomplishing much. I can’t stop thinking about you. Not that … Continue reading

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Insecure

Insecure.  Not secure.  I’ve often wondered about what we think is secure.  There are structures and machines and implements we use every day, trusting that they will work.  For the most part they do, until something happens.  A failure from … Continue reading

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Why?

The word “why” is going to ripple through the air and through thoughts for quite a while before it settles down again like a dry leaf.  It will be kicked up again soon enough by events small and large. “Why” … Continue reading

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A Few Things I’ve Learned in the 10 Years Since Jason Died

A Few Things I’ve Learned in the 10 Years Since Jason Died. Not sure what my own learning curve is here – but she covers the journey very well.  Peace.

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The Tennessee Stud

Doc Watson has passed on.   We’ve listened to his music since we first married.  I remember when his son Merle died.  Some wondered if he would be able to continue his music.  He instituted Merlefest and played on for … Continue reading

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Binding and Loosing

Sweetheart, There is a nest of baby birds chirping in the garage again.  House wrens love that space.  Because we leave the door open to the garage the birds take advantage of that area.  It never gets terribly hot and … Continue reading

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another day

Right after our son died other people who had lost children told me “your son is with you.”  I was incredulous.   He was gone.  Life was empty.  Other meaningful relationships were blunted and dulled to gray.  The world with … Continue reading

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Among whom I used to dwell

I confessed to one of my friends yesterday that I missed the simpler, more thoughtless days.  I was talking about matters of faith and ideas about God, but the fact is ,it is true about my entire life.  You do … Continue reading

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In hope of joy

Daylight savings time begins this Saturday.  Tonight is the opening reception for the artists of Blue Ridge Watermedia Society at Haywood County Arts Gallery where I will have some work on display.  If the weather permitted, potters Brant and Karen … Continue reading

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