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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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The Grace and Impatience to Wait

I lit the first candle in my Advent wreath tonight, the winding up of a day spent in various forms of preparation – at Mass, preparing my heart, at home, cleaning and cooking to prepare myself and my house for … 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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Banana Bread Prayers

I was standing in my kitchen on Sunday night, going through the motions that have become sacred to me over the last seven years.  Mixing, mashing, measuring, baking.  All of this for a few loaves of banana bread. And yet, … Continue reading

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Ewan and the Saints

A little boy I never met, who I never got to cuddle, is the one who broke down barriers and began to introduce me to asking the saints to pray – to join with me in intercession. His name is … Continue reading

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