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Things Everyone Has To Figure Out For Themselves

Things Everyone Has To Figure Out For Themselves

admin October 26, 2023 Comments Off on Things Everyone Has To Figure Out For Themselves

Figuring out who you are.  Not one snowflake has ever been repeated.  No two grains of sand, nowhere on Earth, are the same.  Not one leaf, in the history of leaves, has ever been

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Blessings Of Age

Blessings Of Age

Pierre Fontenot March 3, 2023 Comments Off on Blessings Of Age

When you’ve seen the world move right along After burying people who are better than you    When you are old enough to be humble About ever being alive  And still being alive…  

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A Life Of Giving

A Life Of Giving

Pierre Fontenot December 9, 2022 Comments Off on A Life Of Giving

 Laurelle, my father’s hospice nurse, sits next to Dad, asking questions, “How did you sleep? How often did you wake, and was it because of pain?” He is old, forgetful, dying of cancer, his

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The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree

Pierre Fontenot November 21, 2022 Comments Off on The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree

… a story for people who want their lives to matter, but mostly, they feel small, and anonymous, wonder if anything sticks… The reaction to the death of Harry T. Methvin caused people to

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Things You Have To Figure Out For Yourself

Things You Have To Figure Out For Yourself

Pierre Fontenot October 28, 2022 Comments Off on Things You Have To Figure Out For Yourself

Everyone starts out blank 1.  Figuring out who you are.   2.  Figuring out the purpose of life.  3.  …and your purpose within life.  No diplomas for this stuff 4.  Figuring out you ‘n

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Where Your Treasure Is, There Will Your Heart Be Also

Where Your Treasure Is, There Will Your Heart Be Also

Pierre Fontenot October 11, 2022 Comments Off on Where Your Treasure Is, There Will Your Heart Be Also

 On August 24th, in the year 79 AD, after centuries of being a mountain, Mount Vesuvius became a killer. Maybe the mountain gave warning, some, a little, the animals acting strangely, maybe there was

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Change With The Change

Change With The Change

Pierre Fontenot September 16, 2022 Comments Off on Change With The Change

A story for parents and grandparents, who wonder, if anything they say, sticks. When I was young, I didn’t want what my elders were selling, all that slow ‘n steady, do right, even if

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We May Not Pass This Way Again

We May Not Pass This Way Again

Pierre Fontenot August 4, 2022 Comments Off on We May Not Pass This Way Again

(In July of 2014 I did not know what was coming.) I was driving Clifford, my 1992 Ford dually diesel, 300,000 miles on the motor, body looked like half a million, headed to Texas,

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A Prayer

A Prayer

Pierre Fontenot July 18, 2022 Comments Off on A Prayer

  Our Father, Who loves us Despite our despites, Because, because, because…   Thank You For Your all-ness And everything-ness.   Thank You for our lives And another day of it. May we respect 

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Chasing Easter

Chasing Easter

Pierre Fontenot May 6, 2022 Comments Off on Chasing Easter

Most Easters find me in motion, without emotions. I am aware, wish to care, but for all that I intend, mostly I just attend. I’VE BEEN ALIVE for 65 Easters.  Discount the kiddie ones, that still leaves

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