Tag Archives: God

Not the Father’s Day I Planned

I had planned to go to Texas to spend Father’s Day with my father, Ralph W. Cawthon. Instead, I spent this past week (the week before Father’s Day) in Texas burying him. I am back at home in Oklahoma today. … Continue reading

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Creative Threads

For such a long time – day in and day out The brain has been stagnant with rot.   Too many decisions, too much stressful life Ties creative threads in a knot.   Then comes an event that threatens to … Continue reading

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Waves

  As the waves lap endlessly over the beach, Small particles of sand are moved and carried away. So goes segments of the soul As the waves of doubt and fear Persistently advance and withdraw… Fragmenting the psyche Conveying away … Continue reading

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Earthly Angels

  Amid the numbness and the chaos, Angels soon appear. Family and friends surround With words she needs to hear.   “You’re really smart.” “You have great skills.” “You’ll beat this, we feel sure.” “We’ll help you any way we … Continue reading

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The Doctor Sent Her Away

“The Doctor won’t even see her,” my sister said. What? Major infection is in her arm – the arm where she had the surgery! “That’s why they won’t help her at the clinic – because it’s associated with the surgery.  … Continue reading

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