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Living in the Past & Resisting Change

Living in the Past & Resisting Change

Living in the Past & Resisting Change 1920 1080 Jason Stadtlander

I feel stressed and I retract my thoughts to a specific memory in my childhood; I am seven years old,…

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PFP (Ode) Ode to Kitty

PFP (Ode) Ode to Kitty 1024 713 Jason Stadtlander

“Ode to Kitty” Oh my kitty, how you fascinate the mind Your quiet moments in time do rewind The gentle…

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Father and Son

PFP (Sonnet) The Benevolent Son

PFP (Sonnet) The Benevolent Son 1024 681 Jason Stadtlander

“The Benevolent Son” Tho new upon this world you came in love You showed me that the white clouds were…

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Loneliness is…

Loneliness is… 609 419 Jason Stadtlander

Loneliness is something that many of us cope with on a daily basis. Sometimes we can be more lonely in a…

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Final Moments

Final Moments 620 310 Jason Stadtlander

Michael lay, with his head on the soft, down pillow as he watched his wife’s chest, watching this rhythmic rise and fall of her bosom under the old, soft, cotton nightgown. This ancient familiar warmth had given him the strength to start his day for the last fifty six years.

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Pain is…

Pain is… Jason Stadtlander

Pain is a tempest.

It is a raging storm that can carry us or drown us as we drift among the seas.

It comes in physical, emotional and psychological.

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Hope is…

Hope is… 150 150 Jason Stadtlander

Hope is a singular word, almost as enigmatic as the word “love”.  It is a truth that binds us, a…

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The Power of Love

The Power of Love 150 150 Jason Stadtlander

Every single language has a word for love. Some languages have multiple expressions of love within a single word. So the concept of love itself is far from alien to our species, but the ability to completely understand it, is as complex as the ability to understand faith.

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Love is…

Love is… 150 150 Jason Stadtlander

The definition of love scarcely does justice to convey what love really is. Love is not simply an intense feeling of deep affection, a sexual desire in someone or even a need to care for someone.

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Tiny Treasures, Red Leaves and Lucky Pennies

Tiny Treasures, Red Leaves and Lucky Pennies 150 150 Jason Stadtlander

Arriving at my children’s school, I get out of my car and my children follow suit, grab their back packs and we walk toward the door. Along the way my youngest sees a few fall leaves on the ground, despite the fact that it’s only one day after labor day.
He reaches down and finds the two most red, beautiful leaves and hands me one. This is a very common…

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