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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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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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We didn’t know the significance

This is my friend Sarah. I’m currently away from home, enjoying some much-needed down time, and staying with her.  Three years ago today, August 19, 2012, Sarah and I had only just met for the first time a few days … Continue reading

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A Moment of Clarity

I had a moment of perfect clarity and hope a little while ago. A moment where the weight of this journey that I’ve been carrying lifted.  That’s been rare lately, and it’s worth recording in this place. It happened as … Continue reading

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