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Martin Molin’s Magical Musical Marble Machine

Guest Blog by Annika Perry Swedish-born, British-bred poet-storyteller Annika Perry explores all kinds of marvelous topics, but I found this one particularly “marble-ous” (my pun, so don’t blame her)! Marbles! From early childhood games, the trick to winning more marbles … Continue reading

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The Decision-less Middle

Photo copyright by Derek Bair Guest Blog by Hidden Treasure Sheila, creator of a blog site dedicated to “wrestling with the Word of God,” often speaks of things that make us uncomfortable, but that we desperately need to hear. Here, … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Father

Photo: Train from Sarajevo to Mostar (prg2sg.wordpress.com) It’s hard for me to believe he was born nearly 100 years ago this month. But it’s even harder for me to believe that I’ve outlived my father by 25 years; I could … Continue reading

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The Cruelty of God

Originally posted on Heidi Viars:
After I cleaned up dinner, I walked out into a cold Wisconsin evening with a garbage bag in tote. One of the neighbors was burning leaves. The late fall smell calmed me. I flung the…

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Marriage : An Inspired Life

Originally posted on Sunshiny SA Site:
Married twenty nine years yesterday, I chanced upon this on social media. Had to share.? He is 85 and insists on taking his wife hand in hand wherever they go. When I asked why…

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A Mother’s Plea

Originally posted on Copious Morsels of Everything:
“Africa has her mysteries and even a wise man cannot understand them. But a wise man respects them.” Miriam Makeba Mother Africa chronicles series Commiserate with another, I refuse to be the subject…

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It Is My Place

Originally posted on Diamonds in Dark Places:
“My dad will help you.” It was the second time in as many days that my two-year-old granddaughter had uttered this sentiment. “My dad will help.” Her dad, unfortunately, was in Hawaii vacationing…

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The Wound

Originally posted on Fantastical Murmurs:
One day she woke up and realized she wasn’t hurting as much as before. The wound was still there, but the pain duller, more of an ache that intensified at certain times. Like first thing…

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Hole

Originally posted on The Stories In Between:
I wasn’t quite dead But you buried Me anyway It wasn’t much Of a ceremony But what Did I expect I wish this hole Was deeper Because I can still Hear your voice…

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Sometimes your eyes….

Originally posted on KiA's Notions😊:
Sometimes you confuse me too Sometimes there’s a fiery glint in your eyes Makes you look frightening Like you could be dangerous with a sword I feel like I should run To the ends…

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