Tag Archives: Memory

The Story Collector

I listen on the cell phone as the coverage cuts in and out Straining to hear every word, listen to the emotion there As across the connection comes the other’s fear and doubt But in the tear drenched words there … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

Nostalgia: From Greek ‘nostos’-returning home + ‘algos’- pain Memories can contain truth and still be a lie And we can be homesick for a home that was never ours Sometimes the picture of the past is painted in the brushstrokes … Continue reading

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Back to Reality

Just a throwaway phrase from a conversation “Back to reality” and the brief escape was over Not that reality was some type of horrific existence Some nightmare that needed to be escaped But for a brief moment time seemed to … Continue reading

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The Need to Remember Rightly

On a day when there will be a number of calls to ‘Never Forget’ I want to add a caution that we need to be willing to remember rightly. The destruction and violence of September 11, 2001 cost the 19 … Continue reading

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Trusting a Dream: Haggai 2

Haggai 2 In the second year of King Darius, in the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the LORD came by the prophet Haggai, saying: 2 Speak now to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor … Continue reading

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