Category Archives: Grief

The Footsteps Echo

The footsteps echo softly down the corridors of time, And memories gently stir like windmills of the mind, Faces flicker silently like pictures on a screen, And voices have a cadence heard only in a dream.   Days gone by, … Continue reading

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Unfinished poetry

Thirty years ago today I wrote a poem. I don’t have a strong recollection of writing this poem, although I do remember clearly the day I wrote it. It was January 2nd, 1984 and I spent a wonderful day with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One

Every year when we decorate the Christmas tree there is One ornament that causes me to stop and take a moment. This ornament was bought in 2000 from Top of the World, the gift shop at the top of the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light

Let there be light – each of these candles has been lit in memory of a lovely friend, John, and the family he has left behind. We celebrate his life, we mourn his loss, and we acknowledge with faith the … Continue reading

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Hope and Resilience

Today I witnessed a most moving sight. Two little girls in their Sunday best standing in the driveway of the country church, both about the same height at 8 years old, both with long red hair weaving down their backs … Continue reading

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What’s going on?

Isn’t it amazing how music has the ability to dictate our mood and speak to our subconscious. We have escaped the cold Victorian winter and are taking a short mid-winter break in Queensland. I am nearly 2 weeks out since … Continue reading

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