pocket therapy, part i

function in this life as a fully evolved being wrap yourself in the warmth of your own love dance without music laugh before the joke is told eat cookies hot out the oven let the lines of your face reflect more smiles than tears grieve openly and without regret walk willingly through mud without shoes and place dandelions…

Langston’s Church

Langston’s church has palm tress in the court yard rock is the standard praise theme and there are cup holders for coffee in each of the seats His playmates are the sons and daughters of factory workers university professors and the unemployed he likes that Ethan has blond hair and Isabella’s eyes slant heavenward he…

a woman’s psalm

help me jesus help me we sing it in the night we shout it through the fields it is the call that gets answered even through our darkest fears help me jesus help me when you’ve done all you know when you’ve stood all you can stand call out jesus cause he is your only…

alzheimers…a memory bestowed

my grandmother was an alzheimer’s patient. before that she was a mother of the church. before that she was grandmother to seventeen grandchildren. before that she was a sunday school teacher. before that she was the children’s choir director. before that she was an officer in the missionary program. before that she taught others how…