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No Apologies (but some links)

2014-09-11 13.13.22
I always hate it when I look up and a bunch of time has passed and I haven’t blogged. It’s just not a good habit to keep. Then again, this blogging thing is supposed to be FUN. (Platform building lecturers, leave the room, please.) And...
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The Real Side of Motherhood

real life look MNO2
So, which of the following was true of the day I tried to sit down with my BFF and watch Moms’ Night Out: A. I had a “moment” wherein I threw out my coffee, locked the bathroom door, and ignored the noise in the other...
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How Mary’s My Refuge

Mary as My Refuge
Sometimes my refuges were hiding places — from the weight of my problems, from the stress of my life, from the things I didn’t understand.  Sometimes my refuges were places of comfort, places I went to let my hair down and be me, though I...
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Hands and Mary

The Promise of Mary Star of the Sea
When my first child was a wee little thing, grasping at other people’s fingers, I took quite a few pictures of her hands. So maybe I’ve been intrigued by hands at some level for many years. There’s no doubt that my interest in Mary combined...
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Spending Lent with Mary

spending lent with mary
A few years ago, my Lent began in an unfamiliar house, face-to-face with a woman who was living my nightmare. On Epiphany that year, my sister-in-law faced a horror I still can’t imagine, one that topped her list of sorrows and that changed my prayer...
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