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The Good Moments

I show up in this space a lot and talk about the hard things and the things I’m wrestling through.  It’s in my nature.  I comfortably (or less comfortably depending on the day) embrace labels such as introverted, over-thinker, highly … Continue reading

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All Manner of Things Shall be Well – On Julian of Norwich and Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day began early for me this morning.  I found myself sitting in the waiting area of a local medical laboratory just after 7am, waiting for my name to be called so that a technician could siphon off 4 or 5 … Continue reading

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For Abigail on her first birthday

Today was my youngest niece’s first birthday.  We celebrated her last weekend with a party and cake, and I spent this morning with her and her mom and sister, doing a little bit of girl bonding while shopping.  When I … Continue reading

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Hope, Depression, Healing, Community (Anniversaries and All Saints)

I woke up this morning thinking about hope, about depression, about healing, and about community.  Big topics for early in the morning, but understandable given that today is not only All Saints Day, but also the tenth anniversary of a … Continue reading

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Passive Aggressive Laundry

I did something today that I don’t think I’ve ever done before. Now, before you go getting all excited, thinking this was some sort of major revelation or stepping point, let me tell you what the thing was. I put … Continue reading

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Everything…and Nothing

“Everything has changed and nothing has changed. Nothing has changed, but everything has changed.” These are the words that have rolled around inside me for the last 48 hours or so. I said them out loud to a friend this … Continue reading

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Mighty to Save

You know those things that no one celebrates, that you kind of think are deserving of a medal? I feel like surviving Holy Week was one of those for me this year.  As an RCIA candidate, it was definitely a … Continue reading

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