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Giving Love Away

Giving Love Away

This is the fourth installment in the Best Of Series (originally published January 5, 2018) It’s funny, the sorts of things that have made me feel loved. When I mine my memory, no grand gestures or extravagant expressions of affection come to the surface. Instead, I...
Mending Fragile Things

Mending Fragile Things

This is the third installment in the Best Of Series. (originally published on April 14, 2017) “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are [beautiful] in the broken places.” In A Farewell to Arms, this sentence reads that some are “strong” in the broken...
Walking Each Other Home

Walking Each Other Home

Aside from playing catch and riding in the car, our dog Gracie enjoys taking walks more than anything. She loves the exercise, the sights, the smells. Especially the smells. But what she likes best of all is that we’re doing it together. Again and again she smiles up...
Against the Odds

Against the Odds

These days Anne Lamott may be an accomplished skier, but a few years ago she would warm up with the beginners for a while and then stick with the easiest intermediate slope.  Once, after several goes on her usual course, she hopped on the chairlift for yet...
The Prayer of the Overwhelmed

The Prayer of the Overwhelmed

“Would it kill you to give us a break here?” That’s what a prayer for help can sound like when we’re raw with fatigue. It’s a little edgy. Maybe not so pious-sounding. But there’s an honesty and sincerity about it. It’s the earnest prayer of the overwhelmed. It’s...