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Blessings: and Pain

I am finding it difficult to write about blessings this morning.  Blessings.  When the killing of Alton Stirling permeates the news.  Many more words have already been and will continue to be published by writers who are many times more … Continue reading

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Loss: Loss and Remembrance

“Death isn’t something to be shied away from, Booth. From an anthropological standpoint, the more openly a culture embraces death the less anxiety they associate with it.” (Bones, Season 11, Episode 3) We (my siblings and I) aren’t really sure … Continue reading

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Departures: Memory of a Good-bye

I am very fortunate that, until very recently, I had only lost one person whom I dearly loved.  My grandmother was a very complex woman, who had lived in poverty for most of her life, but still managed, usually, to … Continue reading

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Sowing: The Last Seed

Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness, Sowing in the noontide and the dewy eve; Waiting for the harvest, and the time of reaping, We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves. I grew up singing this song in … Continue reading

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