Tag Archives: family

Blessing When the World is Ending

Look, the world is always ending somewhere. Somewhere the sun has come crashing down. Somewhere it has gone completely dark. Somewhere it has ended with the gun, the knife, the fist. Somewhere it has ended with the slammed door, the … Continue reading

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Prayers Needed

If you are the praying kind, please send prayers to my family. My brother’s daughter has been diagnosed with cancer today.  She’ll have chemotherapy for several weeks, surgery and then more chemo.  She’s just a little girl, primary school age, … Continue reading

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100 Questions/ 71-80

71. If you could be someone else for a day who would it be and why? Carol Ann Duffy, to know what it feels like to be a full-time poet. 72. What makes you feel powerful? Writing a story. My … Continue reading

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100 Questions/ 51-60

51. What’s one thing you’re certain of? The value of being kind to people. 52. Describe one of your colossal failures. Having a thing with someone who I knew was in a relationship. Lots of reasons, none good enough. Took … Continue reading

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100 Questions/ 31-40

31. What are you grateful for? My education.  32. Whom are you envious of? People who walk around without painful family baggage that would impede their ability to relax and let themselves fall into their lives, trusting that somehow it’ll … Continue reading

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100 Questions: 11-20

11. What did your father teach you? What it’s like for a relationship to break beyond repair. 12. What did your mother teach you? To not build my life from what everyone expects of me, from what I think I … Continue reading

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100 Questions/ 1-10

1. What’s the toughest decision you made today? To keep going to the best of my abilities, to do the best I can for myself, to live as well as I am able to, despite the things in my life … Continue reading

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