Category Archives: Poetry

The Gift of Red

Advent and Christmas were always bright and happy times in my childhood home.  While focus was on preparing for the coming of Christ, mixed in with that anticipation was the fun of decorating.  Red was everywhere and in every room.  … Continue reading

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Remembering Alzheimer’s Patients and their Caregivers

  Remembering Alzheimer’s Patients and their Caregivers The poem below is NOT from an unknown author, as the graphic indicates. The writer of the poem is Owen Darnell. I am certainly not looking to NOT give credit where credit is … Continue reading

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Poetry Sunday

Poetry guru Katie O’Neil is a Classic Girl wh0 Loves Classic poetry.  Ken Gaertner is a poet with an eye for beauty.  Enjoy both of these “previews” of summer and the lush time of our year!  Do you remember the … Continue reading

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The Unbloody Cross?

The most interesting thing I have to tell fellow writers this month is about being censored. I bought a “self-publishing” contract with a reputable firm connected to a major Christian publisher. For help with margins and a cover design, the … Continue reading

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Poetry Sunday from Katie O’Neil

For Easter, I feel like the focus is joyousness–both spiritually and in the natural world around us there seems to be more joy, strength and life. More sunlight raises the level of general happiness in most people so there’s even … Continue reading

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Member Round-Up

Nancy Ward, I get goosebumps just reading your story…delightful…great reminder to LOOK around! Larry Peterson, what does Woodstock have to do with Catholic marriages??? Carolyn Astfalk – out of the, um, poopy diapers of babes! Michael Seagriff is never tired … Continue reading

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January Member Round-Up

These posts from the December work of your fellow Guild Members need readers! Kassie Ritman not only writes family history, but makes a compelling case that you should, too! Maybe the young moms around us would see more clearly that … Continue reading

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