Luminescent

Where do I begin? What do I say? Well, to be honest my friend, I'm not exactly sure but, I will give it my best effort. These are my first thoughts I've actually written down since Mom passed. Each minute, hour and day since she left my thoughts have been all consuming my mind and …

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Unsettling

Across the hall from mom two chairs are pushed together to make a makeshift cot. A Spurs ball-cap pulled down over his eyes my husband attempts to catch some rest while his sister and niece stay with mom. The nursing home AC unit is set to a frigid temperature. It was comfortable when he closed …

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Close to Heaven

Heaven is not so far away. She most likely will be with Jesus today. There's no longer a need for her to explore. We wonder if she can hear Heaven roar. * A good, long life of over eighty-five years Memories, sarcasm, laughter, with a few tears Children, grandchildren and great-grands Says she's ready for …

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Tender Heart

I awake each day and go to sleep at night as a miracle of God Through biopsy, diagnosis, surgery, and infection the disease did cause Treatment was decided, and foreign implants strategically placed “Never will I be as I was.”, as solemnness shows on my face I do not share my testimony for pity or …

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They’re gone…

At 41 years of age I lost my momma. She was 84. She was my very best friend and I was hers. Fast forward five years and daddy would join her. What could seem like a really dim circumstance it brought me great comfort knowing they were together for all eternity. Once daddy passed away …

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Final Teenage Year…

Oh, where has the time flown? Tears fill my eyes with joy knowing how far our little man has come. The memories never fade for me on the eve of the birthday of our youngest son. I lay in bed tonight, so blessed God allowed me to birth and raise this young man. Trust me …

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Sweet Carolina Memories

White wicker creaks on the old back porch Saccades sing in the hot Summers scorch Laundry dries quickly on the line Smell of fried chicken was mighty fine Southern drawls and iced sweet tea Aunts, Grand-momma and our family Afternoon showers, yes ma'am and please Precious n' sweet Carolina memories Magnolia trees fragrantly bloom Four …

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