One Little Bird

One day years ago I became saddened by the suffering of the planet and it’s people, our climate changes, the deaths of innocent animals as their environment changes; and everything seemed to be “going to hell in a handbag.” I thought about the fears and anxieties the world’s sick or hungry; or those terrorized by … More One Little Bird

The Love Chapter

During times like these in which it is so easy for some people to hate others who are different from themselves or have different political, religious, or ethical standards. But we need to remember that God made us all. Some were given certain talents or skills or wisdom or physical or mental abilities. But those … More The Love Chapter

I Am Me Now

Last year I celebrated my 70th birthday. I am not quite the same person I was over 10 years ago. Sadness, loss, pain, and the wisdom I gained have changed and shaped me in unexpected and different ways than I ever expected. Ways that have made me appreciate myself and my own strengths. I am … More I Am Me Now

A Modern Psalm

Although this is not a Sequoia it is a one hundred and nine year old tree at Williamsburg, VA.  It’s huge outstretched arms seemed to make it appropriate for the picture. I wrote this poem several years ago and decided to share it. I just made some changes in this poem to help the flow of … More A Modern Psalm