Orlando Strong: Tributes, Memorials, and Remembrances

The outpouring of love, generosity, and kindness shows me that Orlando is truly the City Beautiful because of its people. I went to bed Saturday night after a quiet day with my family only to wake up Sunday shocked and stunned. Not believing 49 people were shot and killed and another 53 injured. All this unfathomable violence at […]

I’m There Inside Your Heart

I’m There Inside Your Heart Poem

I’m There Inside Your Heart Right now I’m in a different place, And though we seem apart, I’m closer than I ever was… I’m there inside your heart. I’m with you when you greet each day And while the sun shines bright, I’m there to share the sunsets, too… I’m with you every night. I’m […]

Hopi Prayer: Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

Hopi Prayer Do not stand at my grave and weep

Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep Hopi Prayer Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you […]

The Fallen Limb

The Fallen Limb

The Fallen Limb A limb has fallen from the family tree. I keep hearing a voice that says, “Grieve not for me.” Remember the best times, the laughter, the song. The good life I lived while I was strong. Continue my heritage, I’m counting on you. Keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through. […]