The Last Goodbye

by Dottie Menkhaus Few things are more heart-wrenching than saying that last goodbye to a loved one. My last goodbye to my mother happened when I was 16. The day was a Monday. I visited her in Hospice that evening. I expected my mother to be awake and talking, but...

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Touching the Center of My Pain

by Mary Ellen Collins Scroll down this link to find the poem. Read this poem first. Then identify what moves you. The Invitation by Oriah I am moved by the phrase, “If you have touched the center of your sorrow.” How many of us have? Like a searing coal, burning...

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