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confessions from an almost-married woman.

12 days until I get married, and I’m crying like there’s been a death. I guess there has been — a month ago, a close friend: the mother of two people I care about so deeply, who feel like family from another life. Many lives. It’s all tied together — the joy of creating the new with the… Continue reading confessions from an almost-married woman.

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Calculating: A Mini Story of Clocks

What did you do to pass the time? She said, checking her watch. Digital. Big. A thick gold cuff around her wrist that made her bones look even smaller.

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Note to Self: Dec. 2015, Reminder

It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the NON-happenings—the things we want but are not yet here. I’ve written a note to self, grounding me in what is important. The pretty PDF version is attached in the link below if you like uplifting templates with your uplifting messages. Please feel free to apply these concepts to yourself, or write your own letter. It’s therapeutic.

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The Nightingale and Now: A Trip to WW2

After reading The Nightingale, WW2 won’t get out of my head. A good book transports you; a great book makes you forget that you aren’t actually there. France in WW2 is not the happiest place to take a mental vacation. But I can’t help but see the significance in modern times, how I ended the… Continue reading The Nightingale and Now: A Trip to WW2

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Today is my Father’s Birthday and I am Celebrating

Today is my father’s birthday. Today I am cooking Lentil Soup and feeding friends, the way my father BBQs every weekend for his many neighbors. Today I am wearing a Washington, D.C. Pentagon t-shirt, honoring my father’s many trips around the world, in combat and leading soldiers, to serve and protect this country. Today I… Continue reading Today is my Father’s Birthday and I am Celebrating

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3/10/2015 channeled meditation.

honesty and clarity do not come as shiny and round as the full moon. they fleck, chip off into pieces. a little honesty here. a little clarity there. but we are going deeper, now. to a Truth that reveals itself in every molecule of our being. this life on Earth enters us as symbolism for how… Continue reading 3/10/2015 channeled meditation.