Category Archives: Poetry

Yes Love is forever!


I am heart, soul, and mind in one body; our two bodies by marriage united into one. When my beloved died, we remained still one, but something was lost, and it just might be the mind or more accurately all … Continue reading

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God and Us.


C. S. Lewis attempting to describe his own mystical event, says, “I felt as if I were a man of snow at long last beginning to melt. The melting was starting in my back—drip-drip and presently trickle-trickle. I rather disliked … Continue reading

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Marriage united us as one


Pat truly understood what it means for two to become one when she wrote: “12th Anniversary Poem (fragments) 1981” “I know the scent and shape of you: I know you all, yet not at all. I linger with a connoisseur’s … Continue reading

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The answer to Why


“The other momentous phrase that Jesus repeated at the Last Supper is the phrase “for you”. In the accounts of Matthew, Mark and Luke — and in Paul’s too (1 Corinthians 11:24ff.) — Jesus says, my body “given for you,””broken … Continue reading

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Love and Marriage and Grief


Love needs an object; only saints can learn to love without an object. At first, we love only ourselves and our care giver; some never get past this aggressive self love. Most people need another human being, lover, friend, sibling, … Continue reading

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Grief two years 4 months later.


In the early stages of grief we barely care about anything because the worst has happened. We walk in darkness. Eventually, if we believe, that empty hole around our heart is filled with the Presence of our beloved and we … Continue reading

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Joined together in the sight of God!


To love someone “in God” is to love them for their own sake and not for what they do for me. Soulmate love is agape not erotic love. Agape love is selfless, sacrificial, unconditional love. It is the highest of … Continue reading

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