Monthly Archives: May 2016

Kids say….

…the darnedest things.  Truly. Yesterday I worked my first shift at my new job.  It comes with a cute little polo shirt for a uniform.  And I had black dress slacks on.  I walked into the living room and Tyler, … Continue reading

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Simple Beauty

I have been feeling very thoughtful lately, more than usual even.  (Maybe because it’s May?) Every song, every bible verse, every chapter in my meditation book, every page in the Tao Te Ching, even most every commercial – they all … Continue reading

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This Month

Do you have a month that you see never lose site of?  A month that you always plan for, dread, get excited about…something?  Something that stands out more about one particular month than all the others?  I know I’m not … Continue reading

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Bitterness

Bitterness is sticky.  I can’t shake it off.  I can’t rub it off on my pants.  I can’t even wash my hands of it – trying to just increases how it clings.  And I find that if I don’t do … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Rape and More

A few hours ago, my delightful, thoughtful, almost-eight-and-a-half year old son asked, “How do you rape?”  We were watching The Food Network and there was a commercial for some show on some other channel.  In the commercial someone yelled out, … Continue reading

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I’m Different Than I Was

I’m a helper.  And a giver.  I love others.  I want to nurture and support them.  It’s who I’ve always been.  It’s what I’ve always done. But I’m different than I was. A few years ago my giving came to … Continue reading

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Cart Voyeur

I admit that I like to see what’s in other people’s carts at the grocery store.  I’m not as interested at department stores, but every now and then something will catch my eye.  At the grocery store, though, I’m completely … Continue reading

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