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The Quilt

His 92 year old distant relative gave my husband a quilt. Back home after a quick trip to Abilene, we opened the quilt's packaging and read the yellowed notes straight-pinned to it. The quilt was handmade by women in the community of Truby, Texas in the early 1930s. Each woman had handstitched a square along… Continue reading The Quilt

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Therapy for the Soul (ST)

I'm new to physical therapy. I've exercised all my life. I've taken aerobics classes, spin classes and yoga. In college, my PE credit was a class called, no joke, Figure Control. It was for only women. What in the world? I've even done grueling 5 a.m. boot camps, making myself so sore I could barely… Continue reading Therapy for the Soul (ST)

faith, Pandemic Wisdom

Unraveling

Oh my. I thought we'd all stretched about as far as we could with this global pandemic. It has come with loads of fear, lashing out, grief over losses, disconnection. It has caused businesses to close, our economy to falter, families be apart. Schools and churches have closed. It has come with the pointing of… Continue reading Unraveling