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In This Moment

Today I stood with friends I first met in first grade, fifth grade, ninth grade.....and as we stood reminiscing and talking about the nows of our lives, for about five minutes I wished we were standing around at recess again.  Hearing their voices was like coming home, and I remembered what that other life, that… Continue reading In This Moment

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redemption story

the truth is, we are all living a redemption story-- in any given moment we can change direction make choices that take us on another path completely rewrite our story change up the cast of characters have a set change and cull the props at any point on our path we can chart another course… Continue reading redemption story

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The Sanctity of Life and the Miracle of Grace

In September 2011 I heard a name I'd not heard before.  I heard it on the radio, saw it on Facebook. Troy Davis. This young man only three weeks older than I am was convicted for the August 19, 1989 murder of Mark MacPhail, a police officer in Savannah, Georgia.  His execution was scheduled for… Continue reading The Sanctity of Life and the Miracle of Grace

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the extinguished light

I stand cloaked in the words that threaten to envelop me if I do not give them breath and life   and still I stand hesitant unsure of the tempest that will come if they are given voice   for though I love the rain, the storm both frightens and thrills me, I seek shelter… Continue reading the extinguished light

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what season are you in?

Yesterday in the midst of a lively conversation at our Sister Circle at Daybreak, we were on a roll.  I was at the dry erase board with marker in hand jotting down the things being shared about hitting roadblocks on our journeys and how we can help others.  I just about couldn't write fast enough, the thoughts… Continue reading what season are you in?