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Sunday Morning Messages from the Mermaid

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Necklaces and Metaphores: Isaiah 52:1 It was Sunday morning.  I was readying to attend the church of my childhood, and not feeling very happy about it. I was spinning to wishings of other religious roots. From this place, I gazed … Continue reading

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FROM THE SICK ROOM: The Work Room

The Work Room. A veritable catch all for so many people, projects, and occasional trespassing child. The work room. It is an outward expression of our “unfinished work” in speaking “life” in instruction, and in other ways too, to God’s … Continue reading

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Pan Theism and The Son of God

I hear a cell phone ring tone Cock a doodle doo!  I hear a home phone….brrrring brrrring brrrrigg in my younger brother calling me tonight. He does this once a month. Checks in with me. I am grateful. Yes, the … Continue reading

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Blogging Clinics With Kids, Kaplan, and 3M

I wake in the middle of the night, unable to sleep. After a nice three hour nap, I figure the muse wants me to write. Why else would I wake? And so I do. For hours. Then a Skype friend … Continue reading

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Distraction & Yellow Stars

Distraction & Yellow Stars From the high completion of a three hour block of church, my Pearl tentatively, happily rolls over a small rise, past Miss Ruthie’s centurion white frame house. Jovial girls and I bounce along, past a row … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis Mindset

Metamorphosis Brake out!  I have emerged with wings and sunning disposition after  feeling a bit nervous about the silence, as if a perpetual motion machine of crooning crickets were to suddenly stop their song.  All of which sounded, and felt … Continue reading

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Christmas at Granny’s

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Christmas at Granny’s Family Tree I wonder what kind of Christmas a soul can have at a convalescent home. I can only imagine and in doing so decide that maybe I do not want to stay in these imaginings for … Continue reading

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