"Though I have claimed the Maritimes as home, I feel a bit like a stranger heading for a foreign land. In need of repose along the way, I’ve stopped in New York city." ...

The poem first appeared in It first appeared in The Recorder, Journal of the Ontario Music Educators’ Association. It is reposted with permission of the author....

"“That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great. When it comes to one, it comes as naturally as sleep.”"...

"This must be a relationship founded upon respect, compassion, and sensitivity. But, often on both sides, there is hurt and fear that get in the way. "...

The poet asks what has light done to night and wonders if it could it be harmful....

The poet shares how prayer helps her "to see things anew"....

The parable of the prodigal son told from his point of view....

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