Author Archives: Grace Walker

My Church

My church is a hospital      a place of life and death.The deacons and priests are servants of health—      moving patient to patient      serving up hope, grace, grief.While others tend bodies, I tend souls. My … Continue reading

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Acrostic for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

In honor of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25, 2014), I offer this acrostic poem from my pen. Called as the whole Household of God to Reconciliation and Inclusion Striving Together Increasing Acceptance. Working for the Now … Continue reading

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What gives?

I drive a lot for my job, and I’m usually alone in the car. Sometimes I pray, sometimes I just think. My drives can be as long as an hour, so I also like to listen to the radio when … Continue reading

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The Circus Comes to Town

I went to the circus last night with my family. It had been a few years since the last time the circus came to town. Being there brought back many memories of the circus when I was a kid. I … Continue reading

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Here and Back Again

I come to the ocean to grieve Standing where he sat in his chair last summer Looking out over the waves I feel his presence in my tears The gusty wind wraps around me And I know he wants to … Continue reading

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By The Way

It’s been a quiet week. Last weekend, my boys left for the start of the tour of grandparents on Friday before I got home from work. I was disappointed to have missed their departure, but glad when they called later … Continue reading

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Continuing on the grief journey, I’ve been thinking lately how important music and songs are to me. When I was a little girl, my Dad would often whistle. His favorite was a tune that provided the melody for the lyrics … Continue reading

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