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Miracles Before Mayhem

We are living through a most uncomfortable time. Everything about it seems wrong. The Global Virus Pandemic has now escalated to a strange combination of danger and survival, attempts to protect ourselves and our families plus a rather monotonous day-after-day on home lockdown with almost everything normal about our lives suddenly stripped away. Most of… Continue reading Miracles Before Mayhem

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Seems We Weren't in Control After All

What a stunning couple of weeks we have all just had. I was just visiting with someone I hadn't talked to since March 9. When this person asked about the last two weeks and I started rattling off events and changes, we were both speechless. As we sat in shock absorbing all of that, I… Continue reading Seems We Weren't in Control After All

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A Word in the Midst of So Many Words

In just the last 10 days the world as we know it has shifted. I've written here before about those kinds of times. Mostly our life changing moments are more individual or family related, we got that job, we had a baby, we got engaged, a diagnosis came, an accident happened, a family member died.… Continue reading A Word in the Midst of So Many Words

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Peaceful Butterflies

It is a spiritual practice. I check in with myself every day to see how I'm feeling. When I journal every morning, after I review the day that has just passed, I jot down what I know about the current day. Then, I write down what I'm feeling. It is almost always a "mixed grill"… Continue reading Peaceful Butterflies

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Wound Up

A black lizard with a bright blue tail was sitting on my open journal when I returned to the deck with my refilled cup of coffee. Later, Google told me it is actually a skink and has a venomous bite. Wow. All I know is that's not usually the kind of thing I usually see… Continue reading Wound Up