Monthly Archives: December 2016

Lost and Found

I am obsessed with bottles.  Not because I like bottles all that much, it’s because I like to put things in them.  I collect do-dads, trinkets, little bits of shiny things, mostly broken, mostly discarded and I put them in … Continue reading

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Greater Good

Talking or writing about my faith always gives me a little uncomfortable feeling.  I can talk to my family, children, and close friends about it, but putting it out into the world to be ridiculed is almost unbearable. There are … Continue reading

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Gender Offender

I went to a conference last week.  Alone.  No kids.  No husband.  No friends.  Just me.  5 days in a hotel room.  5 days to navigate an alien city all by myself.  5 days to find peace and calm in … Continue reading

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Push Pull

There is this phenomenon that I would like to discuss.  Does this happen to any of you?  Of course it does.  If you share a bed with another human being, this has happened.  It is happening now all over the … Continue reading

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Thy Rod and Thy Staff

Sometimes, before I walk into a room with certain patients, I take a deep cleansing breath and whisper, Lord, give me strength.  I just know what’s waiting for me on the other side.  History repeats itself over and over.  I … Continue reading

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Too Much

My mom died on July 7th 2016.  My birthday was July 26th and my wedding anniversary was July 28th.  On my mom’s desk in her room, sat two cards, one addressed to me and one addressed to me and my … Continue reading

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