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A TIme and A Place to Heal

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Kauai--the Garden Isle--here we come. It's been a tough year. Blake's open-heart surgery in January, except for the remnant dull ached in his chest, is behind us. We can once more look into each others eyes without seeing pain and fear. To celebrate we'll be flying out of Oakland, California on Friday morning and landing in Lihue. A dream ending to a difficult time. Here's a poem that reflects struggle and healing.

Heartfelt

Thirty-seven years

married for better or worse.

Two loving hearts

nestled in a world

of their own creation.

One heart, too big,

stopped,

faulted.

One heart, not big enough.

Lost love.

With offbeat compulsion

she sank.

Losing consciousness

he fell away.

Two hearts in need of surgery.

Could this be it? The conclusion?

What would she do without him?

Where would he go without her?

Life after death.

She prayed,

he prayed

for the same

yet different things.

Soon, a world of prayers.

God heard.

Two hearts—one repaired, one restarted.

Heartfelt recovery.

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A TIme and A Place to Heal

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Kauai--the Garden Isle--here we come. It's been a tough year. Blake's open-heart surgery in January, except for the remnant dull ached in his chest, is behind us. We can once more look into each others eyes without seeing pain and fear. To celebrate we'll be flying out of Oakland, California on Friday morning and landing in Lihue. A dream ending to a difficult time. Here's a poem that reflects struggle and healing.

Heartfelt

Thirty-seven years

married for better or worse.

Two loving hearts

nestled in a world

of their own creation.

One heart, too big,

stopped,

faulted.

One heart, not big enough.

Lost love.

With offbeat compulsion

she sank.

Losing consciousness

he fell away.

Two hearts in need of surgery.

Could this be it? The conclusion?

What would she do without him?

Where would he go without her?

Life after death.

She prayed,

he prayed

for the same

yet different things.

Soon, a world of prayers.

God heard.

Two hearts—one repaired, one restarted.

Heartfelt recovery.

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