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She went gently into the light

By Bob Perks "She went gently into the light," he said. The young child slumped over into his arms and wept. How does one explain death to a child?  I have heard many explanations. Some I thought made sense and … Continue reading

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When will I stop hurting?

By Bob Perks "I lost a loved one nearly a year ago. When will I stop hurting?" The question was simple but difficult to answer. She was challenging me. I wanted to help her, but I knew that only she … Continue reading

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Love is a privilege

By Bob Perks It is more than a gift. It is much more than an opportunity and far more than just a moment in time. Love is a privilege. Love is the purest form of praise. Love is the echo … Continue reading

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The Photograph

By Bob Perks It was there in the papers spread out on my desk.  I have no idea why or how it got there, but like all things of this new life of mine, I knew there was a reason … Continue reading

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The Old Lamp Lighter

By Bob Perks This is certainly a time for remembering. As I walk through the local malls I find myself singing along with all of the old time favorite carols. Each one creates a vivid picture in my mind of … Continue reading

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Please don’t live in yesterday!

by Bob Perks    "Mom Mom, Please don’t live in yesterday!" the young child cried. It is the season for this.  It is a time of reflection.  It is a time when our spirits soar on the wings of yesterday’s … Continue reading

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A concert made in heaven

By Bob Perks "Is it on?  Is it working?" Pappy said. Then he played his harmonica for me and he didn’t even know it. What a rare opportunity I had. I offered to do a friend a favor and got … Continue reading

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What gift would I give Him?

By Bob Perks "Daddy, look the manger!" the young boy said. "Is that Santa over there?" he asked pointing to one of the three wise men. "No, son. They are the Three Kings bringing presents to Jesus." replied Dad. "Christmas … Continue reading

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I see, I see something…

by Bob Perks "For better or for worse is what we promised.  I hope that this is the worst that it gets," she said. I always wanted to fly like a seagull.  I love how they hang in one spot.  … Continue reading

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Educating the soul

By Bob Perks He was a big man with a huge pain in his heart.  Not the kind that a doctor can cure.Not the kind that one can define easily.  He was hurting and there was nothing anyone could say. … Continue reading

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