Dead Man Walking

Those three words freak me out. The phrase used in a prison to announce the death row inmate’s walk to the execution chamber.   If you’re old enough, this may bring to mind a soulful Sean Penn advancing down a cold, grey hall while Susan Sarandon, as the dedicated nun, grieves. At work years ago, I … More Dead Man Walking

you are more

Values shift. What once was indisposable becomes irrelevant as circumstances change. When I was in the car accident, I grew anxious when it seemed I would be hospitalized during the Thanksgiving holiday.  I was despondent at the thought I’d be in the hospital on Christmas Day.   I could not fathom being away from my small … More you are more

peace is sticky

7 x 7 How many times?   49?   He can not be serious! It has been years.   Whatever the road – east or west, curvy or straight, sloped or flat. It is exhausting. The scenery differs, but the hard thump heralding the atomic destination feels identical. Painful.  Sorrow filled.  Anger fueled. I’m so tired. … More peace is sticky