Healing Through Cooking

“Well, you’re becoming quite the cook,” Sam’s grandmother said to me as she opened her Christmas present of homemade pasta sauce, cowboy caviar, and pickles. “Just try it first before you say that so certainly,” I joked back. It was a surreal conversation to me because for so many years, there has been no question that …

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Hope (II)

Hope is a strong anchor mired in dreams and visions holding fast against the wind.   Hope is a strong anchor settled securely and soundly in truth.   Hope is a strong anchor nestled deep within preparing for-   the unknown the what’s next the what is to come.

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Hope

Hope is a flimsy thread when grasped too tightly snaps.   Hope is a flimsy thread waving in the wind just out of reach.   Hope is a flimsy thread whispering from afar of possibility- a new chance a new start a new year.    

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Signs from Above

[W]ise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” I know it’s too early to celebrate Epiphany. I know we are supposed to wait for Christmas and then for …

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