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“Kintsugied”

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in…Leonard Cohen Today, I was overcome with a fit of melancholy—regretting some of the avoidance techniques I used … Continue reading

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Whatever is Lovely

I’ve been looking back on my life and remembering the people and the stories that have made it what it is. Too often I get caught up in the negative harsh things. They loom large and dark with sharp beaks … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice of Praise

Recently, I sat on the Gulf beach with my husband and watched as the sun inched toward the horizon. The wet shoreline glowed with orange and pink reflections, holding the sun’s glory briefly as the waves crept back into the … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Grandmothers and Grandfathers – Especially Mine

Today, March 30th, is my grandmother’s birthday. I still miss her. She was just one of those people you enjoyed being with. I was reflecting on my love of poetry and music this week and realized that she helped uncover … Continue reading

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Goo Be Gone and the Mighty Oak

Recently, I left my house to seek silence somewhere; anywhere would be fine. I was panicky, and I needed to secure my heart in Christ, but it was too noisy and busy at home. I found solitude (sort of) in … Continue reading

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A Painter Came

A painter came by stealth last night and painted all the trees. He edged each bough with crystal and dripped white on fallen leaves. It did not take him long, I think, to scatter paint around. But, my! He left … Continue reading

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