when things need mending

I have a favorite pair of shoes. They are nothing special.  In fact, one of the reasons I love them is because they reminded me of a pair of shoes a friend of mine had in high school a few…umm 20 something years ago.  They are a simple pair of Mary Jane black flats, made out […]

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walking with me

stepping in time we walk in stride  thankful you  are by my  side…  with no one else I’d rather be-  all is right  when you’re walking with me I came home the other day to BOTH tv’s sitting on the floor- unplugged. I’m not ashamed to admit that a wave of panic came over me. […]

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O Light of light, shine in!

O Light of light, shine in! Cast out this night of sin, Create true day within: O Light of light, shine in! O Light, all light excelling, Make my heart Thy dwelling; O Joy, all grief dispelling, To my poor heart come in! O Joy of joys, come in! End Thou this grief of sin, […]

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the fog lifted…

perspective changes  when the fog lifts- we see what  was there all along Speaking of fog…over the summer I got to “view” this gorgeous place-  Swannanoa Palace … and it just so happened to be under a heavy blanket of fog that day- adding to the mysterious but still lovely atmosphere.  I had the joy of […]

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I thought I was the only one…

We all need friends. Friends who know the real  “you”- the good, bad, and the ugly. I couldn’t put my finger on it, but I just had to get out of the house.  Away from the dishes, piles of laundry, the never ending to-do list…and the raging thoughts that run rampant through my head… I […]

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Alone in a crowd

in a crowded room, the only thing that mattered was catching her eye I felt so alone yesterday.  It was the morning of my daughter’s end of the year awards assembly.  She told me to be there 15 minutes early- because she knows I have a tendency to be a tad behind schedule.  She’s a […]

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I have called you friend

I got out my lunchbox… I can still remember where I sat, and how the light filtered through the cafeteria windows. I watched in slow motion as my friend came through the cafeteria lunch line….and sat at the table of 10. She chose them over me. I was crushed.

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