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The Waiting Place


The Waiting Place…for people just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow … Continue reading

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Enough


These words have an uncertain future. The letters that are arranged to form the words, that are separated by punctuation in accordance with grammatical rules, have high hopes of becoming representations of thoughts and ideas, hopes and dreams, fears and … Continue reading

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Hands and a Song


Inside the church, the air was hot, like a weight pressing down on the building and the congregants in it. Summer in Chicago will do that. The service was nearing its end. My husband and I sat shoulder to shoulder, … Continue reading

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What is Marriage?


Marriage in America comes in all shapes and sizes.  The desire to be committed and attached to another person – like that which comes through matrimony – cuts to the very fabric of the human experience. As a happily married … Continue reading

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Above the Water


Have you ever felt like you are just barely keeping your head above water? Like the number of chores and projects on your to-do list are growing at a faster pace than tasks can be crossed off the list? Like … Continue reading

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A Liebster! What the heck is a Liebster?!?


This blogging thing is a strange world, you know. I have only been writing here for the past four months and it has been an amazing roller coaster ride of ups and downs. I will admit, prior to starting this … Continue reading

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Awash In Twilight


“Come outside and sit with me for a minute,” he says. “The sun is just going down. The sky looks awesome.” “I’ll be right there,” she replies. “I just want to put this food in the fridge and clean up … Continue reading

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