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Here Tonight

“Well you went left and I went right As the moon hung proud and bright You would have loved it here tonight” These lines are from Mumford & Son’s “Home,” a song Jim did not hear from here. The beagles … Continue reading

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Still the Only One

The heart lingers: it remains the lone flower on this particular planting that has sprouted into full color in its sea of green.

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Whispers from the Wings

In a recent post I contemplated Frederick Buechner’s definition of compassion in Wishful Thinking. A cousin’s comment on that post has had me thinking about another essay in the same book, concerning what we take to be coincidental: “I believe that … Continue reading

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Invincible Summer, Perpetual Spring

My sister-in-law today sent me a quote from Albert Camus: “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”  She is at least the second among my sisters-in-law to suggest to me that … Continue reading

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