Author Archives: debbiej1111

Held Hostage

I for the most part stay out of politics. At this time I do not claim any political party much as I do not claim any religious affiliation. I believe both to be too complicated and of importance to be … Continue reading

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Flowers

There are flowers growing in your heart and soul. Tiny blossoms running through your veins. Potential lives inside you. And they burst out of you. Through your lips, hands, eyes or skin, like cracks in the sidewalk. The flowers grow. … Continue reading

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I love

I went for a walk/run on Easter in the town I grew up in. On this particular day I decided to go to the college campus where I spent a lot of time as a teenager. One of the things … Continue reading

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If your goin’ through hell

It’s sometimes funny the things that catch our attention on certain days and at certain times. I heard this song a few weeks ago. I know that it is an old song and I have heard it before, however, on … Continue reading

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Grieving

This road of grieving is not an easy one. I find myself here almost on a daily basis. Sometimes it is fleeting and other times something just takes hold of me and won’t let go and I cry throughout the … Continue reading

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Santiago

The road seen, then not seen, the hillside hiding then revealing the way you should take, the road dropping away from you as if leaving you to walk on thin air, then catching you, holding you up, when you thought … Continue reading

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Ledge

I’m standing on the ledge looking down. Puzzled. Wondering how I got here. As if I have been sleep walking and awakened and now find myself in the most precarious of situations. This moment is exhilarating and at the same … Continue reading

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A Cushion for Your Head

Just sit there right now Don’t do a thing Just rest. For your separation from God, From love, Is the hardest work In this World. Let me bring you trays of food And something That you like to Drink. You … Continue reading

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Roots before Branches

This beautifully moving song says it all, roots before branches and faith to make them grow. It’s all we need. Very simple and yet extremely powerful. Strong roots keep us grounded and in this grounding then we are free to … Continue reading

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New Dress

Tonight is Christmas Eve and I have a new dress. I love it. The dress is black with interspersed vibrant colors with white. The dress is a Desigual. I bought it at Karma, a boutique downtown in the city I … Continue reading

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