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Matthew 7:1

I grew up in a family where, whenever I would be upset or cry over something, I was told “Oh stop it.  There’s worse in the world than you.”  I’m sure it was meant to toughen me up, make me … Continue reading

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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio

Yesterday was the six month anniversary of my step-son’s death.  My husband said nothing about it and neither did I.  I thought, perhaps, he didn’t want to talk about it. Matthew’s death has been numbing for all of us.  I … Continue reading

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Grandmother

On Saturday I had a double massage session.  Two hours of sheer bliss.  My body must have know subconsiously that I would be needing extra strenght and stamina in the days to come. As I lay on the table, I … Continue reading

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Do Not Curse The Darkness

Sometimes, the night seems so long and the darkness so black, you wonder if you can hold on until the sunlight cracks it open. That is the time to strike the flint that sparks your soul and create your own … Continue reading

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Hey Donkey

Hey Donkey! Sometimes I think you have the right idea. When you’re tired, when you’ve had enough, you just stop and lay down. “That’s it”, you say. “I’m finished.  No more today.” I wish I could do that, just quit … Continue reading

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Only The Strong Survive

This morning when I opened Facebook, this photo showed up in my News Feed from a page called The Mind Unleashed.   I thought “Wow, how true is that” and immediately shared it. I’ve been thinking about it all day, … Continue reading

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Fresh Earth

I sit in the quickening darkness and listen. The birds last song of the evening giving way to the night chorus of peepers. The panting of the dogs as they tire themselves out struggling over one last stick. Eventually, even … Continue reading

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