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    Saturday, 22 December 2018

    I found myself walking along the sea. We are all part sea water and perhaps I'm on a pilgrimage to the call of the tides.   Living so far away from the ocean, the beach is unfamiliar and holds secrets. The water is cold. The sand is soft.    ...
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    Friday, 19 October 2018

      Burn scars are hard to erase. They leave lasting evidence of trauma and despair. And yet -- I can't stop looking at them. When will they heal?  Will I ever see it?   How many years have I watched and waited? Is there a flicker of hope?  Fire d...
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    Friday, 27 July 2018

    I'm always amazed at those slabs of ancient tree trunks that show how time passes. A seed fell and sprouted and took root. Maybe in 1492 or 1215. There was a drought. There was a fire. There were good years and bad.   My ancient Juniper tree ...
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    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Some time ago I learned that a close friend's friend was killed in the earthquake in Nepal. He was one of the climbers on Everest when the avalanche engulfed them. He was a climber. He didn't have to be there. He was a visitor who chose that time a...
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    Thursday, 17 May 2018

                            The village sleeps while a few coyotes prowl and scuff through the alley that passes for a dusty street. They own the night. We are only tenants here at the edge of the desert; close by the river. A light is on...

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Katherine Gregor A Few Thoughts About Lent
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Now I didn't know that! Thank you!
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You're very kind, Rosy. Thank you.
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