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White quilt

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

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Sunshine Playlist

Today is cloudy and overcast and the recent snowfall has turned from a fluffy white to an icy gray. The glow of the new year has past and we have arrived at the slogging stage of winter. As the French so aptly say, “Il faut durer.” As you will know if you read this blog […]

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Not fooled

Don’t forget to comment on my blogiversary giveaway; deadline to be entered to win is Thursday, January 31st. And now, back to your regularly scheduled programming. Isn’t this quote a beauty? It makes me sigh with joy, for me and for all of you.

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Turn to love

God be in my thoughts, and in my heart. In my left hand and in my right hand. Atone me. At-one me with you and your love. Help me to pray for those I fear as well as those I love, knowing that you can take my most ungracious prayers and give them grace. Whenever […]

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The view from here

Dear you and you and you and you and you…and yes, you: For some time I’ve been trying to find a way to communicate what I see and feel and think of you. I’m still not confident that I can articulate something so powerful yet ethereal this way. But I’m going to chance putting an […]

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Row, row for your life

I culled this poem from Roger Housden‘s collection, “Ten Poems to Open Your Heart,” a great follow up to his “Ten Poems to Change Your Life.” West Wind #2 by Mary Oliver You are young.  So you know everything.  You leap into the boat and begin rowing.  But listen to me.  Without fanfare, without embarrassment, […]

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Rogue wave

So picture this. It’s a perfectly calm day on the ocean. There’s not even the tiniest whisper of a wind. You’re in a sailboat, and there’s not a ripple on the water. You’ve been out in the open for hours, floating peacefully without any other people or boats or shoreline in sight. Suddenly you perceive […]

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