Category Archives: family

The two of us: God was our go-between

FOURTEEN YEARS TODAY!       Jerry: Having been a widower for four years, I felt lonely and began wanting a new wife. I did not take steps to seek her out but started asking God over a two year period to bring … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Bulgarian double wedding (Day 20)

Vidin, Bulgaria. Jerry and I were sick; our colds had gone into bronchitis, with bone-shaking coughs, especially Jerry’s, which kept waking him up at night. In Belgrade, I had suggested we not go on the bus tour but he would … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: German and Austrian children (Days 5, 9, and 12)

There was no time to compose art shots or wait for the right lighting or composition. We took most of our pictures through a moving bus window or while waddling after whichever duck we had been assigned to that was … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: There was an old family who lived in a mill (Still Day 2)

  There was an old lady who lived in a shoe/ She had so many children she didn’t know what to do– I didn’t know people actually live inside windmills, like inside lighthouses. There is a waiting list of families … Continue reading

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I need to get back to poetry

“When a writer is dead, one ought to be able to see that [her] various works, taken together, make one consistent oeuvre.” Auden For months now, off and on, I have been writing, honing and fine-tuning and perfecting my book … Continue reading

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Meriams’s promise of release denied by Sudan

Don’t stop praying yet!  Abdullahi al-Azreg, under-secretary at the Sudanese foreign ministry, told the BBC on Saturday that Ms Ibrahim, 27, sentenced to 100 lashes for having sex with her Christian husband and sentenced to death for “converting from Islam,” … Continue reading

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Meriam and the Mighty Moseses

I have been praying this morning for Meriam Ibrahim, 27, a Christian woman in a Sudanese prison–with her 20-month old son Martin and 1-day-old baby daughter Maya.  Meriam has been imprisoned since September, most of that time chained to the … Continue reading

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