Monthly Archives: July 2016

Gratitude Journal: Rings, Cherished Blogfest 2016

Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
I’ve been married twice.  My first husband died. You know how you don’t know what you don’t know until you experience it? I didn’t know how unconnected I was in my first marriage.…

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Compassion, Openness, Level Headedness

The last two weeks have been so filled with anger and even verbal abuse from friends (with like minds) that I have been depressed. Really depressed. Not-wanting-to-get-out-of-bed-feeling-hopeless-maple-cookies-old-movies-staying-in-jammies. The state of our world is enough to make anyone want to turn … Continue reading

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Jilanne Hoffmann: Cookies

I cried.  So much more than cookies, the way we attach to our lessons, the things we think they mean, the agony of our missteps.  I can relate to this 100 times.  _/\_

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For is not to be Against

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Gay marriage, romance, and village life

Originally posted on Notes from the U.K.:
Wild Thing and I got married a couple of weeks ago. It was a Wednesday morning and we wore jeans and running shoes (and, yes, other stuff), which is probably enough to…

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