Monthly Archives: January 2013

2013 Sonnet I

In solitude I’ve found the place of peace That rests my soul.  Content to be alone, Enrobed in Love, I rest in Christ’s embrace; Rejoicing that in Him I’m fully known.   Is it enough to dream, to write, to … Continue reading

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Loving to Read

I have loved reading ever since the first moment I unlocked that mysterious miracle of decoding squiggles of ink on paper. But that didn’t happen easily. I started first grade in a little rural one-room school in central Wisconsin.  All … Continue reading

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Welcome 1954!

In going through old files today, I came across this poem I wrote on New Year’s Day, 1954.  I was a gangly young teenager at the time, and spent a lot of time living in my head.  I had recently … Continue reading

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53 Years of New Year’s Days

January 1, 2013 Fifty-three years ago today, January 1, 1970, I began my tradition of spending New Year’s Day meditating and praying for God’s leading, wisdom and grace.  That day in 1970, my biggest prayer was to meet someone who … Continue reading

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