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On doubt, faith, and God’s cell number

Originally posted on Long thoughts:
We planned on sleeping in a little on Saturday.  We silly humans who make plans.  And the cats say “ha!”  My big fluffy tiger cat sat by my closed door and whined loudly for attention…

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Nectarine Season

I stood in my kitchen, leaning out over the island, ripping and slurping with an abandon that was downright pornographic, but I didn’t care. The nectarine was perfect and it needed to be appreciated in its fullness. Continue reading

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Grace … or something like it

We do it for high, exalted reasons as well as for the low and selfish reasons, but we extend grace because some day we will need it to be extended to us, to our children, to the children of our friends. Continue reading

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Worry not

Worry not My identity has been found lurking in another purse being held in place by a clamp and a key Worry not now that it is found and sitting in the light glowing on my desk we know other … Continue reading

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Unravelling

I was so relieved when I finished knitting a project the other night.  Finally!100+ yards of linen/cotton yarn coaxed into a garment, of sorts.  Yay! And then I tried it on. And, well, lets just say not-so-yay.  It had been … Continue reading

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Legacy

My middle daughter and I spent Thursday visiting the works of Marc Chagall, Georges Seurat, El Greco, Georgia O’Keefe and a bunch of other artists. I’m not schooled in art enough to speak eloquently of the works we saw, but I … Continue reading

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#yesallwomen

As usual, I’m late to the #YesAllWomen party (?). Or am I. I was thinking about it as I cleaned house yesterday, thought about all that I told my daughters as they left for college: “don’t accept open drinks from … Continue reading

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For the Graduates

Full speed ahead, you go Eyes wide, heart open, Mouth shut. Until, of course, it needs to open and out comes a song you never meant to sing. Notes you never knew you knew. Full speed ahead, you go Until … Continue reading

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Seeing the Trees

It is wet and chilly outside and what I really want to do is pop in either a Harry Potter movie or all of the Jane Austen movies and finish knitting the spring scarf I started as we drove to … Continue reading

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Strength and Grace

I’ve told this story many times since November 3, 1990–and I’m sure I will tell it again and often. It is the story of my wedding day–the day when I gathered all who loved me and my soon-to-be husband to … Continue reading

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