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Awkward Grief

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that I feel awkward most all of the time. So why would my grief be any different? It’s an odd and clumsy thing to grieve over an ex-husband. We were high school sweethearts, … Continue reading

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Can Can

Hi, all! I’ve started journaling again, so of course, I’m blogging again, too. I’m such a rules-bound person that I found it a good exercise this morning to list some things I CAN do. So here they are, fresh off … Continue reading

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Acceptance or Prayer? Acceptance and Prayer?

I have been wondering lately how acceptance and prayer work together. Not so much about how the Serenity Prayer works (that is a thing of beauty, and deserves its own post) but about whether our prayers work with or against … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

I was journalling today something about hearts that I wanted to share.. hearts… hearts… oh yes, the heart is a muscle! And like all muscles it gets stronger with use. And as you know, to build muscle you have to … Continue reading

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As Trees Do

I saw them falling and felt my heart sink a little. July? It’s too soon. What’s wrong with those trees? Are they ill? I looked around town and found out, no, no, there is nothing wrong with my trees. Tulip … Continue reading

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Some Days

There are days cold, dark soul days when I see only the broken things Those days cold, dark soul days I wrap my shoulders with grief and wait for the thaw

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Spooning

For people with chronic illnesses, or just limited energy levels, the Spoon Theory makes a lot of sense and helps us explain to those we love why some days we just can’t even. Briefly the way Spoon Theory works is … Continue reading

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