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A single mom’s Mother’s Day

We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. We need compassion. Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) During this all-important Mother’s Day weekend, let’s take a look at the … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Child

In light of Mother’s Day yesterday, Marti and I recalled this wonderful poem by Beverly Cunningham, who was without a home at the time we first met her and living at the Isaiah House for Women in Santa Ana, California. … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day memory

On a park bench she sat looking At the trees that lined the hill Trying hard to find the words When she knows she never will So she watched the sad leaves shimmer All innocent and shy As she caught … Continue reading

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