he offered his life

 

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“Hatred is not a creative force.  Only love is creative power.”

St. Maximillian Mary Kolbe, Priest and Martyr (1894-1941)

 

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Sentenced to hard manual labor at the death camp in Auschwitz, St. Maximillian Kolbe offered his life in exchange for that of a family man.

 

His zeal for souls and love of neighbor  leave us all striving for God’s glory by eagerly serving others.

 

 

Today, and every day, may we spread this message to the ends of the earth! Continue reading “he offered his life”

Dearest Dollar-Lady,

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You will lose people in your life

and realize

no matter how much time

you spent with them,

it will never seem

like it was

enough.

 

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Good-bye, cherished ‘dollar-lady’ friend.

I thought we would have more time & hearts(s) to share together; however,

I will always remember your sweet “I love you,”

every time our visits would end.

 

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(And I look forward to hearing this when we meet in heaven,  once again.)

 

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hugs n’ blessings for all the joy you brought to those who accepted the heart(s) you had to give!

i look at you.

 

I look at you and I do not see

the passage of time.

 

I see my little girl

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eating birthday cake for breakfast

and

playing basketball at night,

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reading a book,

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playing in the neighborhood Olympics,

or holding tightly to a cuddle-worn “bun-bunny.” Continue reading “i look at you.”