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limber

I have learned to stretch as part of my routine at the gym.  I fought it at first, not liking the tight, sort of creaking, tough feel to my limbs and joints.  I finally discarded some of the stretches that … Continue reading

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eyes

My daughter has her father’s eyes.  Every once in a while, an expression will cross her face that carries such a strong echo of his that it takes me by surprise.  It’s most striking when she is making a face … Continue reading

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the opera

Sandy and I went to the opera last Friday night.  We are neither of us total strangers to such culture, but neither is opera part of our usual activity. The performance was … quite simply incredible.  We went specifically to … Continue reading

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tig

I have been “tigged!”  What is that you ask?  Basically, it’s a blog version of the old email list of questions you answer and forward to others.  I like the net-community I’m getting to know — both the new blogs … Continue reading

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thin line

Where/when do we cross the line from tolerance (civility, “love”) to passively allowing oppression and injustice? Is there a difference between a christian’s motive to save my soul and my motive to stop the harm I believe their theology is … Continue reading

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turning the other cheek

I have been pondering what secrets the teaching “turn the other cheek” might hold, might have meant, might mean. I have come to believe it may mean different things in different situations, to different people — carrying different energy or … Continue reading

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peddling, er winning, salvation

Please work out your own salvation without needing MY fear and trembling! It just occurred to me that one of things I find troubling about the christian religion — or at least some streams of it — is that so … Continue reading

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lovely blogs ~ part 2.2

After a brief delay — for a nourishing visit with family and some amazing time on the water —  I’m back with the rest of my lovely blog assignment!  (See here for the introduction of the One Lovely Blog award, … Continue reading

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lovely blogs ~ part 2.1

I’m back with (part of) part two of my Lovely Blog Award homework!  (See here for part one.) The reason this is only part 2.1 is that as I wrote about the first few of my favorite blogs, I realized … Continue reading

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one lovely blog

I have received the “One Lovely Blog” award, from a new net-friend Clare Flourish! Clare has a truly lovely blog herself, full of strength and elegance and illustrated beautifully with paintings and photographs.  I’m delighted that she chose mine among … Continue reading

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