Tag Archives: giving

red kettle blessing – December 12

12.12.2015 red kettle ringing waving the bell smiling.   humanity steps by, so many saying thank you for doing this or scrambling in wallets and purses for coins and bills.   old man in aging cadillac shuffles up on his … Continue reading

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atonement – August 22

8.22.2015 a gift given without repayment   perhaps a step towards   the day of debts owed   covered by grace. ———————–

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red kettle bell ringing – December 10

12.10.2014 dads with daughters on tiptoe open tiny fists to put coins into the red kettle   roughened workmen stuff in dollars and grandmas and old guys in slippers put in more   teens pass by tied to smart phones … Continue reading

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Ho Ho HOLD it – November 20

11.20.2104 I have so many clothes STUFFING my drawers   so full I have to press down to fit them in   while people down town wrap an extra coat onto their backs   just to carry around what they … Continue reading

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