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What Those Roses Mean

He got you roses… Continue reading

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Pillow Talk: The Stunning Conclusion

We had a half-hour to find a blanket, purchase it and these pillows and get across the street to the theater. What could possibly go wrong? Continue reading

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Pillow Talk

“You need better pillows,” my boyfriend announced out of the clear blue last weekend. “Where can we go to get some?” Continue reading

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Ericisms: Little Ladies’ Man

“Do you have a girlfriend, son?” Continue reading

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Letting Them Rest

Life may be brief, but love is eternal. Continue reading

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The Bus Ride Home

“What a wonderful way get home.” Continue reading

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Sister Trip

One’s family should be the vessel in which a person is able to find the nourishment to grow into their best self. Continue reading

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In Which Two Baby Armadillos Wander Out of the Hundred Acre Wood and Wind Up on the Side of the Road in Suburbia

(with profuse apologies to A. A. Milne…) One fine day, perhaps tomorrow, two orphaned young armadillos were trying their very best to follow directions they got from Owl, who had a reputation for being One Who Knew Things because he could … Continue reading

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Good Company

Happy birthday, gentlemen. Continue reading

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My Biblical Heroes: Mary

I am reviled among people who know me and revered by people who think they do. Continue reading

Posted in angels, Art, Biblical Heroes, courage, death, faith, God's love, hope, Jesus, loneliness, love, Mary, Michelangelo, Motherhood, pain, Parenting, perseverance, sacrifice, Separation, Spirituality, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments