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Forty More Days, Day 12–A Day Off

I wonder if Jesus took days off. Never mind, I’m sure he did. He sometimes retreated to quiet places to get away from all the hubbub and press of people around him. I have decided to emulate him and take … Continue reading

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Forty More Days, Day 8–The Body Knows, Revisited

How is it possible to sleep all day and still be tired? That is the situation in which I find myself this evening. Last night I was violently ill with a stomach bug, and spent hours curled on the floor … Continue reading

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Thirty Days, Another Journey, Day 10

Sometimes people try to “game the system,” to cut corners, and cheat. This can be especially true when they think no one is watching them. I have no watcher, no gatekeeper or minder to tsk tsk me if I do … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 37–Weep Not for the Memories

I will remember you, will you remember me? Don’t let your life pass you by Weep not for the memories ~~From “I will Remember You,” Sarah McLachlan, Séamus Egan, Dave Merenda This is it. The end of days, or very … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 35–A Quiet Place

All I want is a quiet place to live Where I can enjoy the fruits of my labor Read the paper And not have to cry out loud ~from “A Quiet Place to Live” by Carole King I admit it: … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 29–Finding Rest

I am function in the “tween times,” that is, I traveled East to West and am now three hours behind my normal time. This is not easy. I won’t be here long enough to fully transition to West Coast time, … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 25–And Now for Something Completely Unexpected

Sometimes things just don’t work out the way you want them to. And occasionally “sometimes” means more often than not. Today was one of those days when  a variety of things didn’t work out the way I wanted them to. … Continue reading

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