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Dark, whispered

She held tight to the rough wooden beam as another twisting, breathtaking pain held her. And released her. As the silent figure next to her touched her forehead with a rag, she impatiently swatted his hand away. Wanting him to … Continue reading

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Simplicity

From The Simple Woman’s Daybook via Kerry at The Ten O’Clock Scholar. FOR TODAY: December 21st, 2009 Outside my window…the landscapers are collecting leaves around the base of the giant university Christmas tree. I am thinking… about friends far away, both … Continue reading

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Random holiday thoughts

Feeling a little discombobulated here…seeped in grades, I am surrounded by little combat units of old coffee cups and muffin wrappers from Starbucks. Grading’s almost done, but my mind is elsewhere. Come with me as we delve into the rabbit … Continue reading

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Christmania

Here’s how it works, guys. Go ahead and string the lights. I don’t want to have to deal with untangling the mobius strip that our Christmas lights have become, unexplainably, carefully packed in the box for the past year. While … Continue reading

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A rebirth of wonder

I am waiting for my case to come up and I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder and I am waiting for someone to really discover America and wail and I am waiting for the discovery Of a new … Continue reading

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The voice of one crying in the wilderness

Yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent. As R and I have begun to worship in the Anglican tradition, time has become more important. As a reformed Evangelical, the church calendar had much less importance than it typically does in … Continue reading

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