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What Soars in Your Life?

Have roasted chestnuts and Christmas cheer failed to fill your soul with pure goodness this season?  Do shadows still reside within you? Take heart with these words from The Valley of Vision : “Though my sins rise to heaven thy … Continue reading

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Bittersweet

Here is a truth that every honest soul admits, every created thing proves, and every culture tries to ignore: Life is bittersweet. Even the greatest joys contain a hint of that flavor simply because they are temporary. The football team … Continue reading

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Practice Being Present

If someone asked me in what area I need practice, I’d have lots of answers:  patience, working out, getting up when the alarm goes off.  Here’s what I WOULDN’T say: “Being present.” It doesn’t seem that difficult.  I’m here, right? … Continue reading

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I Love this Place

We just got back from the wedding of dear friends, Destin and Emma.  Held at our church, it was a day of celebrating, singing, crying, laughing, and sweating like crazy during the outdoor reception. Afterward,  I joined people I’ve known … Continue reading

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Berry-Picking with Pokemon

Tonight some of us Donohues went berry picking at a park near our house.  We picked wineberries.  They’re the ones that grow wild all over the place right now and are a bit more tart than raspberries.   They’re thorny … Continue reading

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Happy 4th!

Happy 4th!  No reminders today.  Just recovering from a giant plate of sticky buns my wonderful mom-in-law made for us in Stone Harbor.   Enjoy the fireworks everyone!

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