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A Walk With Evening Grace

Some days burn rubber. By supper time I feel the skid marks dirtying up my soul. Clothes rumpled, makeup smudged, heavy sighs come in groups of threes. Last night instead of falling on the couch to numb out with the remote or a book, I exchanged dinner dishes for walking shoes. The sun was low and… Continue reading A Walk With Evening Grace

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The Story Shelf: May 2016

“Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”  ― Ben Okri Here are some of the best stories discovered and re-discovered during the wonderful month of May: >>The Abolitionists – I’m sharing a story I haven’t even heard yet. This documentary was released in May for a limited number of showings and… Continue reading The Story Shelf: May 2016

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The Story Shelf: 3/2016

Like the growl for pad thai or blood orange gelato, sometimes I get hungry for a good story. Usually this craving happens when too much busy bullies up against my soul. I want nothing more than to settle into a darkened theater, crack open a thick novel or call up a friend for coffee, to gorge on… Continue reading The Story Shelf: 3/2016

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A Story and a Song for a Hard Reset

This weekend my favorite Canadian shared these videos which burst into my soul like the fireworks she promised in the watching. It was one of those weeks when the stories coming in from the hearts of friends and family ached so much that a dull headache hung around under the surface of the days. I… Continue reading A Story and a Song for a Hard Reset