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March Again

It’s March again. The month everything changed. When our lives, our livelihoods, were interrupted, disrupted. It’s March again I wonder if we’ll make it through see it through. It’s March again Did we learn? Did we grow? Did we see? Or will it take another pause another stop until we see.

Bearing Grief

Just last week, we hit the unimaginable milestone of losing 250,000 American souls to COVID-19. That’s a quarter of a million people who won’t be here for the holiday season. So many families are bearing grief. So many families who weren’t able to be with their loved on as they passed away. It hasn’t taken …

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Missing Parts

Yesterday, I spent the better part of the day looking for one part of a kid’s water bottle I had taken apart to wash. Each time I washed the dishes, I looked for it in the sink, in the dish dryer, and down the disposal. Each time I came up empty handed. As I was …

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How are you Feeling?

In the midst of the global pandemic, we are feeling everything. We are hopeful and happy in one moment only to become distressed and grief-stricken the next moment. We are vacillating between emotions so frequently as we try to find equilibrium that we are exhausted, depleted, and some days even numb. One of the things …

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Today, it’s the leaves…

Today, it’s the leaves waving to me,   soaking up warmth, giving in to the rain storing the droplets for refreshment. creating food and nutrients releasing oxygen into the air inviting us all to breathe.   Soon the leaves will remind us that the seasons change and the way we must fall in order to …

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Evening Storms

It’s definitely summer here. As the sun sets, the skies often turn dark me. The darkness is followed by the rolls of thunder and the flash of lightning on the horizon. There’s a mad dash to the porch to pull in the riding toys we’ve been using daily since quarantine, so they don’t rust. Sometimes …

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There’s Something About

There’s something about the rain that brings people together huddling under thin awnings gathering into lobbies looking out planning a quick escape.   There’s something about the rain that refreshes souls and people reminding us of summer days running through sprinklers humbling us by drenching our hair and clothes.   There’s something about the sun …

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