Category: Love

Advice for What It’s Worth…

There is no such thing as a simple wedding… Which makes sense because there is no such thing as a simple life (which doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea to work towards simplicity…I believe it’s called living in hopefulness) Simple and small weddings turn into large and complicated weddings because life tends to do the…

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Embracing Imperfection

You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success – none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.   –…

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Late and Quiet

It’s late at night here at home.  The family is asleep or at least quietly in their space(s).  I’m wandering through the house shutting out lights and taking an inventory of the weekend’s activity. By the looks of things it was a busy weekend indeed. There is not a tidy spot in the house. We…

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Behold!

I seem to be on a word binge lately – remember juxtaposition, plethora and epiphanies from yesterday’s post?  I don’t actually talk like this a lot in my everyday life.  I am usually prone to conversation (often one-sided) that goes something like this… Did ya’ pick up your clothes off the bathroom floor? Did that seem…

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Juxtaposition

How great a word is juxtaposition and it actually works well for this post today. …for today I am caught between two loves.  A juxtaposition of two meaningful aspects of my life. I awoke this morning from a thought-provoking dream and am having a day filled with inspiration. A veritable plethora of epiphanies. Words are…

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Daisy

Our dog, Daisy, died yesterday. She was 19ish, blind, deaf, and well-advanced into dementia so death was not unwelcome or unexpected,  but still… I never got the attraction of dogs until we found each other.  She was a rescue basset and had been found abandoned in a downtown park.  She was probably confined in a…

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