before the wine

These were hanging overhead on a trellis between buildings in the Greek town of Naoussa, on Paros. As promised (and not delivered while I’ve been sick for so long), a quote for my one little word. Wine is sunlight, held...

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permission to shine

Kristina inspires me all the time with her quirky style and her confidence. As promised, a quote for my one little word. As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. ~Marianne Williamson

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come darkness, come light

Several times in the last few days, I have been greeted with “Happy New Year”. I am grateful for this, even though we are now into the last week of January, because it feels like a grace period. I wasn’t quite ready for the...

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scenes from solstice

And with these, I think I’ll bow out until next week. Kristina has landed and should be home soon. There are presents to wrap and cookies to bake. My sisters will be down for a quick visit next week. We are blessed. Merry...

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thoughts in the dark, seven parts

Sometimes things are hard. Not starving-in-Africa hard. Not sold-into-slavery hard. Not homeless-under-a-bridge hard. Not… You get the idea. Just because it isn’t worse does not mean it’s not hard. Sometimes I...

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