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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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Easter Us

It seems crazy that I haven’t showed up in this space since January, but that is how life seems to flow these days. One day runs into the next in the push to fit in all. the. things.  Work and … 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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We Treasure What You End

Fall is my least favorite season of the year, and like so many years past, each for their own reasons, I’ve found this fall to be difficult and heavy at times.  I hesitate to say that I’m emerging from that … Continue reading

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And so it begins again…

Tomorrow Advent begins, ushering in the season of waiting and watching for Christ to come, and starting, as it does each year, a new church year in a place of longing. I don’t feel ready for Advent, ready for Christmas, … Continue reading

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Juggling

I feel like this space has been quiet, and I start to get antsy when the place where I explore my spiritual life is too quiet.  It makes me itchy and grumpy when I start to feel like I haven’t … Continue reading

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