Death a Saving Grace – #2 — Elizabeth Ann Johnson-Murphree


Please read Elizabeth’s powerful piece.

Death, a Saving Grace At dawn, the life light went out of the woman’s abused body, it laid in front of her the children she tried to protect…she was a mother, she was a woman, and she was a wife. A coal oil lantern glowed against rustic rough boards, shadowing the fragile souls left […]

via Death a Saving Grace – #2 — Elizabeth Ann Johnson-Murphree

I Never Told You


You never knew that your smile was the sunlight in my world.  I would listen to your breathing while watching your chest rise and fall.  A miracle before my eyes.  To be entrusted with your life, a creature so small and helpless, was terrifying.  Perfection, delivered into my hands.  Who was I to shape your future?  How could I possibly do the right thing, say the right thing?  Just living day to day was enough of a battle.  Not worthy.  Not enough.  Not me.

My wish, more than anything, is that you can look back on your life and smile.

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson