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525,600 minutes, part two

Exactly one year. It’s been one year. 52 weeks.  365 days.  525,600 minutes.  I had him for a year, and now he’s been gone for a year.  One. Whole. Year. As you might surmise by my absence here the last three … Continue reading

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The Well of Sorrow…

A sweet friend sent me this picture this morning in a private Facebook message:   This is from the book by Ana T. Forrest entitled Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit.  This particular section, … Continue reading

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A glimpse into the future…

It’s Spring Break here in Oregon and I am getting a bit of a glimpse into my future. My youngest child (a 17 year old high school junior) is visiting my oldest daughter and son-in-love in Seattle for the week. … Continue reading

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A box full of darkness…

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.” ~~ Mary Oliver. This quote was used by my Pastor in his sermon message entitled “Naomi’s Great Loss” this … Continue reading

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Let it be…

I love music – most all kinds – and I have for as long as I can remember.  My sisters and brothers are several years older than me, so as a young child, I was exposed to some of the … Continue reading

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Footprints…

I’ve always liked that “footprints” thing – you know, the one where, when looking back on life, the person sees two sets of footprints in the sand when life is humming along fine but only one when things are tough, … Continue reading

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Leap of Faith

I’ll be 52 in 13 days. I don’t feel 52, but then again, having never been 52, I guess I don’t really know what it is supposed to feel like. Let’s be honest though – do we ever really know … Continue reading

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