Category Archives: life

Star Shine

I want to rearrange the stars to write your name there and I Love You   with the light from millennia ago to shine another several thousand years much shorter time than I have loved you …will love you   … Continue reading

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“When I’m Sixty-Four”

Today I am sixty-four years old. This sixty-fourth year has been one of great contrast to the previous one, and itself has had some ups and downs, but mostly it has been a wonderful twelve months. Last year at this … Continue reading

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“Gratitude”

“Gratitude”   If you have, Give, and be thankful for your abundance. If you need, Receive with a thankful heart until you may Give in your turn. All we need is Love.   Daniel J. Cox 11-19-2014

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The answer….

The answer to the question, “Why am I here?”: Live, love, learn, help others, try to make the world a better place in your little piece of it…. DrDan 10-28-2014

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“Circle of Gold”

On December 30, 1972, I married my best friend, Nancy Fender. She put a gold ring on my finger as we pledged to love and honor one another as long as we both lived. January 17, 2013—forty years, eighteen days, … Continue reading

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“PDA”

I only know one way to love—unconditionally. I just don’t understand any other way. What is love if there are conditions? “Like”? “Fair weather friendship”? Can’t do it. I can’t help myself from admitting it, either, if I love someone. … Continue reading

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“Weathering Stone”

Once I walked beside a mountain stream and stopped to gather up a rock that caught my eye as it flashed in the cold edge of melting snow. Its blackness seemed to hold the void of space and time.   … Continue reading

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“Glory’s Promise”

Roy stood on the hillside and looked out over the gold-green field of waving blue stem and buffalo grass dotted with the rusty backs of his small herd of Herefords. The spring calves had been few, but there were calves. … Continue reading

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“All the Things That Matter”

The spaces between Grains of sand Snowflakes Stars Hearts   Infinite nothingness holding together Castles Angels Worlds Life   How different yet the same those spaces: Dark Light Vacant Whole   Out of emptiness— Hope Joy Peace Love   All … Continue reading

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“Shaving”

We shaved together this morning—my grandfather, my father, and I—smiling at one another in the mirror of memory. I dragged the razor through the foam, up under my chin; then looked down to rinse away three days’ stubble. “You missed … Continue reading

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