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tough texas tessies – October 7

10.7.2015 what ladies were these who rode out from austin to confront texas rangers on on the pampas that day   mommas, daughters tough shooting launderers knowing their wanderers wouldn’t get away   what did they tell ‘em or yell … Continue reading

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Venerable Bede – February 26

2.26.2015 my brother Bede you took the words and spoke them through your pen   to share the Word to ope our eyes to those who witnessed then.   be thou our eyes our voice our heart do thou our … Continue reading

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ML King parade, Boston 1965 – January 20

[1.20] I walked beside the closed car to put my body between   threats and life for the one inside.   a symbol, a voice a presence, that spoke of dreams.   and I was young so I walked beside … Continue reading

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Lent Prayer 8 – March 12

Lent Prayer 8 Jesus Mary and Joseph, Moses Mohammed and Buddha   the history books lie when they leave you out   as if all those lives never found life   or shaped the world, in and through you.   … Continue reading

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decor -August 10

8.10 the tuscan wall attracts me to it. pictures of family, grammy and the grumpa of name I never knew but came from. mom at age three, brides, rahab, our marital hat. echoes and tokens of lives still vibrant in … Continue reading

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Wasioja Seminary ruins – June 10

6.10 Limestone walls hanging from the soil eighty souls went off to fight for eyes to see the glory of the Lord, and only twenty came home. The town died.   Boys we are entered in a great battle for … Continue reading

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