Lois Hjelmstad

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Compassion and courage for the times you need it.

A Christmas Wish

A poem for Christmas Eve: Christmas Wish I’d like to find my path again— shall I follow a star? can I come from afar? I’d like to stand in awe again— should I crouch on a hill? could I kneel in a stall? I need to touch my soul again— might I find a new […]

A Final Poem for October

Affirmation The breasts are gone but I am whole Disfigurement need not include my soul (Excerpted from Fine Black Lines, copyright 1993, 2003 Lois Tschetter Hjelmstad)    

Declutter Your Life – Papers

As I continue to go through files, empty drawers, and toss old calendars, I remember that I did a series on decluttering last year. Since I have a lot of new followers, I'd like to post that series again. I will probably edit a bit, too, because anything I've written before always gets edited. Whether […]