Tag Archives: acceptance

Tsunami !! RUUUUN!!!

Reduced to immobility in the hallway by the insane and unrelenting pounding on the front door, Yakov felt desperate and cornered, like a hunted animal.  He knew who it was at the front door; it was HER!  Having told her … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow I’ll clean the bathroom.  I’ll write that letter… tomorrow.  I’ll start my diet… tomorrow.  There are so many ways in which we lie to ourselves instead of facing up to the fact that we don’t want to do what … Continue reading

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Choosing To Live

Intent on texting his wife Julie, forty-five year old George steps off of the curb, is hit by a bus and dies quickly.  At the burial, after the final shovelful has been tossed in, Julie stands there, staring down at … Continue reading

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Acceptance

After Lucinda’s funeral and after the Mercy Meal in the Church hall, Fred drove home alone.  The empty house screamed to him of Lucinda’s absence.  Going into their bedroom he opened dresser drawers and held her items to his nose, … Continue reading

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“THE Maurice Sendak?!!!”

On May 8th, 2012, my friend of 28 years Maurice Sendak died.  Only about 4 hours after his death and not wanting me to hear the news through the media, Lynn contacted me to tell me of his passing.  Every … Continue reading

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The Lament of The Penguin

I know someone who… as a young teenager, and in the way that only a teen can experience despair… desperately wanted to fit in. One night he did something for the amusement of those whom he hoped would soon be … Continue reading

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Unwanted Relationships With Others

I came across the following quote by Mahatma Gandhi which has had me thinking: “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”  The Divine is always trying to … Continue reading

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