Tag Archives: Love

Beautiful Hands

“These very hands, a mother’s hands, These old and new hands These very hands… …That have been worn out And also become rough But for all of us They are as tender as silk These perfect hands, A mother’s hands.” … Continue reading

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Love is Family

It is February and among the many happenings globally, the one day that is commonly recognized worldwide is Valentine’s Day. Declarations of undying love, hearts that hope of promises, hearts that are lonely, revelations of broken hearts, separations, unions, in … Continue reading

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My Kindred Spirit

(Dedicated to sisters, daughters, and mothers) “Friend” is the one word commonly used to describe everyone from acquaintances to intimates. It is a word we have to qualify with adjectives to explain the extent of friendship: school friends, work friends, … Continue reading

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I Pray

I pray. Sometimes, I systematically utter the Lord’s Prayer under my breath, barely audible, in between thoughts. At times I recite the words at the beginning or end of a thought when I just can’t put into words the happenings … Continue reading

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Home

HOME. Home is where the heart is. But what if my heart is not in just one place but is found in many places? Home. Embedded in my nature, it is where I was born and raised. Where I played. … Continue reading

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I’ve Watched Mothers

Dedicated to the women who’ve lost a child and to the women who share the burden of loss. To the women of soldiers and to the women soldiers. To the women who pray and to the women who ask for a prayer.  Mother: she … Continue reading

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Love, Full Circle

Six years ago when my first grandchild was born I was told I would love him more than my child. “Just you wait,” they, the grandmothers said. “You’ll see how that little one will capture your heart and fill you … Continue reading

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