Tag Archives: innocence


Little cherub on mama’s lap, surrounded by strangers, crammed into narrow pews in a room she does not know. No color, no toys, no talking. No joy. She squirms, but just a little. Everyone stands in unison. An organ plays, … Continue reading

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A Toast to Childhood

“Cheers, everyone!” Glasses raise in salute. “Clink glasses!” a child calls. Same granddaughter who clapped and “yay”ed following a somber hymn at my dad’s funeral. That’s how her performances are received. I smile and bend down toward her happy face. … Continue reading

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Pure White

Pure – 1. free from anything of a different, inferior, or contaminating kind; free from extraneous matter. Free from difference, inferiority, contamination… Perhaps, just perhaps, purity is in the eye of the beholder.   Pure white flowers, tinged in purple. … Continue reading

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