I Want: A Poem Prompt

I Want: A Poem Prompt

I WANT I WANT I WANT I SEEM TO BE BUT REALLY I AM OH, HOW I WANT………….!! This week, in July of 2009, I found this poem prompt among my files. I had filled it in at a grief support group in February of 2003 – five years after Lew’s death. I had even prepared it for the...
First day at The Home of The Innocents

First day at The Home of The Innocents

It was the day we took Lew to the Home of the Innocents to stay.  It was the worst day of my life — but not for the reasons I expected it to be. Everything went well that morning.  We knew we had to be ready to leave when Judson got on the school bus at 8:00...
Thoughts After September 11, 2001

Thoughts After September 11, 2001

Date:    9/16/01 11:06:27 PM Central Daylight Time From:    Cherry Moore To:    Joanna Taylor Dear Joanna, I sat down at my computer several times this week and couldn’t begin.  I couldn’t begin to pinpoint what I wanted to say.  The one thing most in my...

Prayer chases fear away

“I’m going to pray those fears away.” — Mabel Mastin When I was pregnant with my second son, I knew I wanted Mabel to be praying about his development and my labor and delivery. Lew’s disabilities were probably related to a lack of oxygen some time during...