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Category Archives: spirit
Love as Was Foretold.
The last sign was a little further away from me. I decided that whatever it said would be the message I accepted in relation to our marriage. Continue reading
That Glossy Red Box.
(This past week I have been thinking a lot about connection, and especially where things from the past enter our present while we are unaware. I found a piece I had started a while back, and reshaped it to suffice … Continue reading
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One of my earliest associations with blood was to taste it by licking my bleeding finger… Continue reading
An Armful of Grace on Our Table.
In the classical tradition of still life painting, there is always an intimation of mortality – a piece of fruit that is spoilt or blossom that has fallen and withered. Looking at these exquisite flowers as a work of art, Continue reading
Gladness and Learning to Float.
There were not many dry eyes when we saw George proudly waking his daughter… Continue reading
What you didn’t want to find in your Mum’s wardrobe just before Christmas.
This Advent, a more disturbing gift has lain in wait for us.
Trying To Write When Too Weary.
Trying to write when too weary. Today I sat down to try and write a blog post. I try to get one written in the third week of the month. Life has been hectic this past couple of months and … Continue reading
Grit, Garlic and Not At All What Was Expected.
The last post was titled ‘The Gritty Side of Love’. A friend responded wishing us grace and grit for the coming weeks. She could never have guessed how necessary those gifts were, that she wished for Mum and the rest … Continue reading
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The Third Good Fortune
The best good fortune is that which comes unsought and unexpected.