Words, Words, Words

Among the better gifts I’ve received was a quote journal. My friend Marge Anderson, a poet by temperament and taste, presented me with this journal after having launched its first pages with pieces by Emily Dickinson, bits from The Hobbit, and excerpts from T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land.” The rest of the journal she left […]

The Wind in the Door

Someone very very dear to me died yesterday. Although he was given a good long run—98 years of robust life—I wished even longer for him. Once again, I’m reminded that I’m not God. (Thank God). For many years, I’ve prayed daily for this man’s soul. In the last six months, my family and I prayed […]