Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mercies in Disguse

I awakened in tears this a.m. following a depressing dream, one in which all of my failures as a human being had been paraded through my unconscious mind–lies I’d told, slights I’d committed, body weight I’d failed to control, insults … Continue reading

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Pumping Iron

“New light” comes and goes.  The newest and shiniest fad, whether it be political, dietary, religious, in music or fashion sets people’s adrenalin pumping either negatively or positively.   My “new light” came when I was at my lowest point … Continue reading

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My Life as a Stripper

That’s right.  I’ve spent the last two days of my life stripping in my backyard–furniture, that is.  I have an antique desk that one of my ancestors decided to paint a dark brown many years ago.  A while back I … Continue reading

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A Jug of (non) Alcoholic Wine and a Chunk of Cheese…

The early Christians opened their homes to one another and shared whatever food they had on hand.  I admired Richard’s mom for her gift of hospitality.  After church each week one would find Mama Rizzo’s dinging table swarming with church … Continue reading

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The Messy Side of Life

Evening crept down the face of the sprawling Blue Mountain.  Why our ancient Ford station wagon decided to die crosswise at the base of the road leaving the BMA campus, I do not know.  But die it did–engine, lights and … Continue reading

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