Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: Coming Home

  • The Lonely Soldier

    The Lonely Soldier

    The lonely soldier keeps attentive watch over the land before her. She gazes out and over her post while sacred memories transport her back  to the cherished company of close friends and to a time when sweet laughter pervaded family gatherings at Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays and other informal celebrations. Her mind goes back to her sweet sixteen , her high school prom  just a few years ago, the dance in the school…