Tag Archives: hope

Pocket Lent: ashes

. This is the truth. Everything is not going to be okay.  Some things will be okay. Some things will not. How will you love yourself, in the meantime, that’s what matters. That’s the lesson. . . . Advertisements

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Ellie-gy

[Update 2/10/2016: Ellie Oben passed away yesterday. At her request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a college fund for her 6-year-old son: Ellie’s Legacy: Jalen]  .  . A week ago, my friend and teacher Ellie, who’s been … Continue reading

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White Rock Gospels 5:20

  We all stopped to watch as it tuned up this sunset this luxurious unveiling this moving picture of color six miles past description at the lake on the lake in the lake Some of us even         … Continue reading

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Two-Percenters/Finn (again)

“…and I know sometimes you cannot even breathe deeply, and the night sky is no home, and you have cried yourself to sleep enough times that you are down to your last two percent…” Finn Butler This week, my sister … Continue reading

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On the empty next

I have no idea how this turned into this and then became this I don’t know what my life will look like in a few short months when the boys head off to college. I don’t remember what it’s like to … Continue reading

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What makes Easter

I should have written this yesterday When my head was filled with Easter Yesterday we were walking in flowers Dogs bounding over tall clover Hawk daddy tending to hawk mama on the nest Sunlight, soft breeze, basking, open, easy yes … Continue reading

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Lent by slogans

Easy Does It. The best way for me to screw up Lent is to cram too much into it. First Things First. Last night, I deactivated my Facebook account. No matter how I’ve tried to control how much time I … Continue reading

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