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Wife, Mother, Widow

      This evening I attended a wake for a colleague who lost her husband. Her children are with her, rubbing her back, leaning in to share a private word. The family prays the rosary in Spanish. The repetitions of the … Continue reading

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Final Farewell …

Final Farewell And in His Heart Forever           Two soldiers stand quietly and attentively behind the flag, neatly folded in a triangle. They wait and wait for the graveside service to begin.      I walk closer and take a picture … Continue reading

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