Individually

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Every day, at just after midnight, our calendar changes.¬† In around four weeks, it changes again.¬† When twelve months have passed, another change is marked.¬† In ten more years, it’s called something else entirely. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†It’s a sort of random-yet-confining set of rules, this […]

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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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Force of Life

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†We are a people who like our specifics. ¬†We are basically animals with label-making machines in our hands. ¬†We feel a need to categorize and order all that we can. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Which, I think, is sometimes why we argue about religion so much. ¬†Everyone […]

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To Care, To Bake, To Bike.

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†We’re going to begin with our daily message, because we need to do it in an¬†alternative¬†method today. ¬†Our card is a good one, but it needs a bit of tweaking to make it work for us. ¬†“Us” being the eclectic and fabulously diverse community of JulieLanders. ¬† ¬† ¬† […]

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