Monthly Archives for February, 2012

Snow People and Other Fun

Posted on: February 28th, 2012 by
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I'd like to say a word about playing. It is a universally healthful thing to do. My friend Leslie, who is a brilliant artist and beautiful human being, sent me the following photos from her day of winter fun. Leslie's children have grown and flown the nest, but that did not stop her from playing Continue reading the story "Snow People and Other Fun"

Good Mama Sue & The 3 Bears

Posted on: February 24th, 2012 by

My life as a mother is pretty easy right now. My children are grown and pursuing their independent interests. They still live at home but less and less are they needing my help with much of anything at all. We are developing different ways of relating - having lots of fun, but spending great Continue reading the story "Good Mama Sue & The 3 Bears"

Simply, Light

Posted on: February 20th, 2012 by
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I'm grateful today for light, seeping and surprising and bursting it's way into my winter. Light, in the form of time with my daughters: laughing, skating, cooking. Sharing enthusiasms for differing interests - sometimes teasing each other about the same - religious philosophy, video game characters, fictional romances. Light, in the rays of the unusually present Continue reading the story "Simply, Light"

Matters of the Heart

Posted on: February 14th, 2012 by
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I was watching a program this morning about debt reduction. A young couple had found themselves living beyond their financial limits and they had called an expert for help. After the initial assessment of their situation, many tasks had been required of them, in order that they might return their circumstances to a balanced state. When Continue reading the story "Matters of the Heart"