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What to Wear for A Resurrection

We were all dressed in white. On a recent morning, I sat next to two other mothers during our children’s chapel service during which my daughter and her other peers were reading a Psalm. For a moment, I let myself be amused by the outdated notion that one shouldn’t wear white, especially white shoes, after Labor […]

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Grateful for Bicycles, Cheetah-Print Flats, Spoons and My Barbie: A Remedy for Coping with Now

As I woke up, I could hear the sigh of cars on shuttling drivers on their way to their early morning commitments. A few birds chirped outside my window welcoming the rays of sun rising up into the sky. I stretched for a moment and gave thanks for the calm and I prayed that others […]

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Loving the Dark Side

“I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope. For hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love For love would be love of the wrong thing: there is yet faith But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you […]

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Save Me The “Sad Back-Story”

I am dedicating this blog to my son who turned 12 yesterday. Several months ago, he said some very wise words for an 11 year-old that I want to share in this story. We were having a busy family day. My children were tired and acting out. I was feeling inadequate. At some point, my […]

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“Ou est le panier?”

Fall Equinox is tomorrow. Often, I wait for this exact day before I start wearing anything that represents fall to me. Even though retailers try to compel us to move towards fall faster by enticing us with all things pumpkin-spice as early as August, I prefer to wait until the Sun and the Earth are […]

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