In Mercy

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†When I’m shown a sign numerous times, or am directed someplace over and over, I know it’s a big damn deal.¬† This week was no exception. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†While my desk job is soon to be going through a huge operational systems change, I have […]

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Narrative View

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The idea that there is something better, something kinder, awaiting us after this long difficult slog is the hope I cling to.¬† Daily.¬† Hourly.¬† Our reality is challenging.¬† Our lessons can feel like such a struggle. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Fortunately we get breaks.¬† We have blessings.¬† […]

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To Help and To Heal

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†I fell asleep last night thinking of today’s post. ¬†This message reminded me of a recent conversation with one of my co-workers. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†He’s a tremendously kind individual. ¬†Highly sensitive, like me. ¬†He went to see a movie the other evening. ¬†It was an […]

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It’s What We Can’t Do Without

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The most basic (and yet heart-wrenching) Truth of Life is loss. ¬†The endings. They are brutal. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Of ¬†course they all lead us into new chapters and hopeful beginnings. ¬†But, the fact is, GOING completes the cycle. ¬†Saying goodbye can be painful, on many […]

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The Core Of Kindness

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†There’s been quite a few discussions in recent years about the aging of a generation. ¬†In my case, that’s my own mom and dad. ¬†But, it could just as easily be ourselves, or our grandparents. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The point is, we’re all living longer, enjoying […]

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