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Love and Legos

Via Lego.com His fingers are still a bit pudgy, left-over remnants of a fat babyhood. Our heads inclined towards each other. My center leaning towards him as if pulled by a gravitational force. Small pieces grasped between a thumb and … Continue reading

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Love and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love Christmas because it’s magical, and the Fourth of July is beautiful because of my memories with my grandmother, but Thanksgiving is all the good stuff of a holiday without any of the negative. … Continue reading

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The Scent of Love

It is a cold March evening- a gray morning that gave way to a gray afternoon and is ending in a gray night- I am unsettled. My husband is still working and won’t be home until eight. I face a … Continue reading

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Love and Halloween

There has been a running countdown going since 9 am. “How many more hours til we can put on our costumes now?” “4 and a half” “How many more minutes til Ben and Molly and Penny come?” “About one hundred … Continue reading

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Love as a Process

Love as a process I like results. I like to know how many kids raised their hands to accept Jesus. I like to empty my sink of dirty dishes. I like to see a pile of dirt when I sweep … Continue reading

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