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Departure


Dark clouds on my horizon creep in with summer’s heat. Weighing me down, making me sluggish, Like July’s humidity.   Encompassing blackness looms inexorably closer. Dragging my soul, consuming my thoughts, As oppressive as August.   Hatless officers sowed seeds … Continue reading

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Deconstructing a home


Thoughts on a man slowly taking apart a house and the family that once lived there: The unkempt man hired to disassemble the house was in no hurry. He had no obligations and dropped by only when he needed the … Continue reading

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Sowing light in darkness


The last time I touched base with Fr. Francis, he was in the rectory’s living room, thinking back to the first time he was assigned to St. Boniface parish. Over the years, disappointments, disillusionments and distress at learning things he’d … Continue reading

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