Tag Archives: Hope

Cling

Cling to hope like those balloons your uncle rubbed on his head and stuck to the wall at your 5th birthday party. Defy gravity and cling to hope like that lizard on the ceiling in that cheap hotel room in Arizona. Cling to hope like I’m clinging to my word prompt. Continue reading

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The Chair

The reasons a chair might be empty are numerous. At our house, we have some missing family members when we gather around our table; family members we wish were still there with us. We also miss friends who used to join us for meals when we lived far from where we are now. Continue reading

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What Wise Communities Do

I had no solid ideas for an article this week.  Wednesday evening, I planned on setting up sound equipment in a meeting room and then sitting outside in the cafe sipping coffee and working on this column.  However, curiosity got … Continue reading

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Candlelight

Have you ever been in complete darkness; that pitch black, unable to see your hand in front of your face kind of darkness?  It’s a weird sensation; probably similar to blindness.  I’m not afraid of the dark, but I must … Continue reading

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