21 But if a wicked person turns away from all the sins they have committed and keeps all my decrees and does what is just and right, that person will surely live; they will not die.

Ezekiel 18: 21

with much love, I consider how I have not, not ever been able to heal

myself, or another

my hands, my fingers, were too short to reach the deepest, bloodiest of hurts

my heart was too impulsive, too emotional, to hold another within moments

my eyes, too weak, blind really to see the whole of others

my ears too full to hear

my only hope is in my washing myself in his word; so I can feel, be cleansed of sins

wash; wash, cleansed for a moment, a healing, a first healing


as I sit …

some concepts, in coming out from COVID

Empathize, but don’t overshare 

Rezaian says even his dramatic story of imprisonment tended to bore people. 
While he admits it’s a bit harsh, he says nobody is all that interested in your tales of isolation, since we all have our own. But it is a good time to listen to those who need to talk, who have lost loved ones or suffered in other ways. 

Respect boundaries

Many people are still getting comfortable with physical contact after months without it, and not everyone is equally ready to get up close and personal with others. It may not be a bad idea to keep your hands in your pockets for a few months, Rezaian says.

Embrace the change 

Be aware that we’ve all changed, whether consciously or not. Not everything will return to the way it was before, he adds, so have patience with yourself and others. For all we know, some of these changes may actually be improvements.

a 70 age, plus, woman

does not desire to …

cook anymore, even for herself ( but )

maybe for her grandchildren

does not desire an intimate touch, from a

living, or even in her dreams a

quite ashes dead husband, in a bustelo coffee can,

she desires a short hair cut ( no more lengths, curls )

a maid

a person ( husband or friend who listens to her concerning why ‘ the kids never call’ )

she does not desire…

over love

I am now, at 67, over,


‘Epithumlia’ in the Greek means to


too much, too greatly, to excesses, too


I have always loved in epithumlia,

too, too

to – to – the poorly chosen,

now, i try my best to practice, daily over