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He Loves You

I certainly didn’t feel loved by anyone—that is until I met Linda. Even then I had doubts about love. Early in our relationship, she told me she fell in love with me on the very first day we met. I was blinded by that, and…
Steve Schuler
January 17, 2015
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They Went Home

Oh how difficult to have a face-to-face discussion with someone when both are trying to make their point and neither are listening to the other—the focus shifts to key words, and we tend to pick and choose what we hear. It’s like instant editing, with…
Steve Schuler
August 17, 2014
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Perfect Imperfections

I purged a lot of frustration while writing “Shots to the Heart”—it was somewhat of a bare-the-soul approach.  The pain I was stuffing created an angry Adore You by Miley Cyrus edge to my words. When my sister (Cathy), read the first writing, she told…
Steve Schuler
June 9, 2014
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Musings of Britt

                                                   Letting Go Britt with Chula Many years ago, I was blessed with one of my first grandchildren, Brittany. Her parents…
Steve Schuler
May 19, 2014
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Shots to the Heart

Long-term relationships change us in ways we don’t understand, or can’t understand—that is until one fateful day when it comes crashing to an end. Fifty years of loving the same person creates a bond that is inseparable, even when the physical life is gone. At…
Steve Schuler
May 12, 2014
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Serendipity

I often revisit the following Sufi tale to refresh or reboot my mind, especially when I’m feeling stuck and out of sorts. Recently I made an acquaintance with a lovely young woman that I immediately seemed to have a kinship. Her name is Sheree and…
Steve Schuler
April 27, 2014
Musings

Ties to the Past

I lost the love of my life to kidney cancer on September 27, 2013. The next several days were sleepless, sprinkled with catnaps born from pure exhaustion. I roamed through our house. Sometimes staring at family pictures, going through closets and drawers, or looking at jewelry I…
Steve Schuler
February 3, 2014
MemoirMusings

Not Alone

Late November, 2012, my wife, Linda, was diagnosed with kidney cancer. It was late stage and had metastasized to her lungs. One night, shortly after her diagnosis, I woke up from a bad dream—no, it was a nightmare. We were flying in a small airplane,…
Steve Schuler
January 19, 2014