Monthly Archives: July 2011

Come up with your own title.

We’re moving my daughter to her new apartment today. “We” being my husband and eldest son. “MY daughter” meaning, his step-daughter. So… my husband is helping me move his stepdaughter today. It’s going to be hot. It’s one of his … Continue reading

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“Or”

I don’t know if my faith has become more real or more shallow. Which direction have I gone? Or am I standing still? Or worse. I read the Words and they ring familiar but soft. Are they soft or simply … Continue reading

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Soul Speculation and Human Worship Theory on a Thursday Morning. Most Likely Nothing New.

It has come to my attention that people are remarkably wonderful. And people are remarkably lacking. Could we say that people are remarkably wonderfully lacking? I think so. Here’s why. There is nothing so divine as connecting with other people, … Continue reading

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More stuff no one told you before you remarried.

I have a new name. It’s sinking in. And what I’m discovering is that there’s more to getting a new name than learning how to sign it on checks or remembering to say it correctly when making a phone call. … Continue reading

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Cleaning out the closet. So to speak.

Sometimes when people face extreme sadness, all they see is their own sadness. They become a bit inward, and who would blame them? It hurts to hurt. A peek outside of yourself, even briefly, can give you the strength to … Continue reading

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Po-em.

As I atrophy on the couch A thousand tasks undone A paint brush waits for me to work Though the paint brush thinks it’s fun.

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And… scene.

I like to pretend I’m in a movie when I’m painting a room in my house. I’m doing that scene in the movie where the star is painting a room in her house. Something big is about to happen, or … Continue reading

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