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- Just wonderin'. Toujours. Ruth 1:16-17 - Per Fernsy, beat prose poet.
Tu me manques. Toujours. No matter how angry I get sometimes. No matter how much time passes. Thought I was doing okay, then saw your new profile pic and I was on the floor wailing. Again.
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I believe it was October of 2010 when I attended a Kathleen Norris lecture. In it, she quoted Mary Oliver's poem:
"Instructions for living a life.
Tell about it."
Those instructions have stayed with me. I have quoted them to friends countless times and have a… Read full post »
Yes, even now, and probably for the rest of my life.
When my niece Samantha was two, about to be three, I flew up to Spokane to visit for a week, which was to include her third birthday party. In the course of the week, my sister Judi drove me around to "show me the sights," and, of course, Samantha was coming… Read full post »
OK, I get it. Overweening pride of any sort is THE BIG SIN. Saying, “Come to the Episcopal Church because you don&rsqu/… Read full post »
I have been left-handed all my life. Now I have been left.
Two years. Too long. Toujours? So long. Read full post »
Pupils. One word can trigger a stream. “…and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture has said, ‘Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.’”
Pupils. Listening to Harry Potter, Book 4, The Goblet of Fire,… Read full post »
...in Internet commentary. It gets lost among the vomit and wasps. Read full post »
Who knew the Rapture would begin at OS? "Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up in the clouds together with them to meet the Lord in the air; and so we will be with the Lord for ever." Linda Treiber is gone and we… Read full post »
Well, I never. Never ever have I ever. I am a fool and a persistent one. After all the severances and no mores, still. Still, I want to call and tell you to look at the brilliant Full Worm Moon. Still, I feel you near me in the thin place… Read full post »
There is always that one piece, the one that might fit in the persistent hole in my jigsaw puzzle. I’ve tried it several times, each time forgetting that I tried it there before. Then, in frustration, leaving that one aside, I go to work on another section. Oh, no way. I/… Read full post »
Go on, admit it. You do it too. It's time to go, so you put the marker in your book. Then you hold the book sideways to see "how far you got." Except, you didn't move from the chair. Isn't reading grand? Read full post »
**not published for reasons of monitoring**
Again. Read full post »
Here are ten things I know about this community:
- You won’t find a finer variety of mixed-up nuts anywhere, Planter’s be damned.
- The people here like to write.
- Some of/ … Read full post »
'Tis very blustery here in Atlanta, Georgia, but you wouldn't know it from this photo:
It is that time in the history in the world when it is time to flip. The egg on the bottom is solidified. The innards have been sautéed or melted. The left hemisphere has flapped over to lie upon the right hemisphere and now, as mentioned, it is time to flip… Read full post »
I have been ruminating on one topic for a long, long time. I keep thinking I’m going to write a book about it, so naturally I have made an outline, collected various quotations from reliable and erudite sources, pondered the subject at great length and did some more ruminating, to make… Read full post »
Just sayin'. Read full post »
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