Day 1888 – Fallen Flag

I wrote the following poem in February of 2002, a few months after 9/11.

Fallen flag

they struck us hard, and we lifted
you anew. standing proud and
lovely, you shed your light, on a
hurting world. so profound you
were. we had you everywhere.
now i see you, faded and crackled,
caked in dust,
in the middle
of the road
they let
you fall
from the
mini van.
have we
has pain
lost sting?
will it take
another hit,
for us to
put you
out afresh?
will more
have to die,
for more tears?

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About 365 days of marriage

I started this blog in April of 2011. At the time, Bret and I were wedding photographers and it was a way to share how marriage is more about the day to day and so much more than the wedding day itself. For about 5 years, I blogged about the joys and sorrows of the Christian walk, marriage, work, family and friends. I’ve blogged every day since a few weeks after I started. In May of 2015, we photographed our last wedding. Now, I have become passionate about simplicity, particularly in marriage, Christianity, business, travel and life. For a number of reasons, we have become minimalists. I’ve found that having simplicity makes life so much deeper, refreshing and joyful. I hope that this blog will help others see the benefits of living simply.

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