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For the hurt of my poor people I am hurt;                      I mourn, and dismay has taken hold of me.            Is there no balm in Gilead?                            —Jeremiah 8.21-22So much vanishes. A glacier, a species, a friend.A tattered shirt on a clothesline, in an erasing breeze.September 11, January 6.A hole that weighs too much,an absence that lumbers around like a… Continue reading Free List

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Words of Encouragement Just When I Needed Them This morning I woke up exhausted and with a migraine. I'm sure the trigger is working twelve-hour days for a month now. I know I can sprint for a short while but I'm better off with a steady march. Feeling weary and a bit teary-eyed -- and… Continue reading Point Taken