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Values My Culture Taught Me

Being part of a sub-culture, I’ve often taken much for granted. I see my grandparents several times a year. I sew my own clothes. I know how to change a diaper, scald peaches for canning, plant seeds in season, and sing both lead and… Continue Reading “Values My Culture Taught Me”

Small Wonders

Small wonder that in all the eras of earth He came to Roman rule Roman roads lead everywhere While Roman discipline amplified The utter helplessness of captive humanity: Pax Romana could not offer peace on earth. Small wonder that Jews being humans They called… Continue Reading “Small Wonders”

My Mothers

That’s right, two of them.  My first one died of cancer when I was eight. Who was she? She was my mommy.  She made my meals and kept me clothed. For someone who didn’t like the sewing machine, she turned out some pretty dress… Continue Reading “My Mothers”

Eyes of Grace

Moonlight illuminates tousled, sweaty hair and the lump on the bed in an eerie blue light.  The lump flips.  He is dreaming and by the crinkles in his brow, it is not a pleasant dream. “Paul Bent.”  He hears his name called and approaches… Continue Reading “Eyes of Grace”