Category Archives: Poetry

On Taking the Wrong Path Again

In January I went hiking with a friend in Hillsborough River State Park (north of Tampa, Florida). It had rained the night before, so some of the trails were flooded. We enjoyed seeing the transition from winter to the beginnings … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Conclusion

After Blogging for Lent: Kindness WARNING: ADULT CONTENT It’s been more than two months since I last wrote for my blog. I learned a lot about myself by writing those 33 blogs during Lent. I took a lot of risks … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 29

Life—Not for the Faint of Heart I have not posted any articles for several days because I gave myself a few days off. Recently this blog has been about my journey for Lent. Some of it has been on the … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 27

Beyond Comfort Zones WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I like it so much when things fit my agenda. You know, like when I say I’m going to write every day for 40 days, and find the inspiration and clarity of mind to … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 6

Breathing into a Body of Resistance WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I have been loving this process of writing about my Lenten journey. As I hoped, I am discovering things about myself through the discipline of daily writing and self-pleasuring. Initially, I … Continue reading

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On the Day of My Divorce

Today words fail me. They cannot save me. For this I hate them. I want to tear apart every word ever spoken, every sentence ever written. Tear them apart and spit on them. Yet, today of all days, I have … Continue reading

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Beginning in the Shadowlands

This is the first post on my new blog! As I approached my sixtieth birthday a few months ago, I hardly recognized myself—who was this tired, cynical, and unhappy person? I did not want to waste any more of my … Continue reading

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