Category Death

We die, in order to love

This month, I was present with a child as his life ended. In the hospital room, he laid in his mother’s arms so small, with fresh soft skin and a badly broken body. He was surrounded by family, medical staff and friends. We all gathered around and gazed at him through wet eyes, hearts heavy […]

Heaven is Here

I’m sitting in the library and across the street there is a group gathered. They are passing out food to those who have none. My husband points out two little boys, maybe eight or nine years old, running up to the people gathered around. They are carrying food as they race up to each person […]

Broken

I’ve been shot 10, 50, 100, 1,000 times over and over again and never does my death come. I’m still here, they have all died, everyone is screaming as they cry out in pain for those small bodies, lives ripped away. Senseless as I watch, helpless to change what has been sustained and I am […]