The Reign of God — Through My Grandmother

The day before my Grandmother passed away I came to see her for the last time. The watch had gone on for days, frail and small she lay bravely waiting as death took its time. My memory of that day has blurred. I can’t seem to remember the details of how age and sickness had […]

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Lovely Things

In the emptiness of the waves I searched for lovely things wet with promise rolled out in a rhythmic unveiling In the emptiness of the waves I walked gently over echoes and around silent stories still beautiful opalescent gleamings of once we were In the emptiness of the waves the wind bit hard, angry and […]

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What Is The Holy Spirit?

The following is a passage from “Exercising Your Soul” by Gary Jansen. I highly recommend this book! What is The Holy Spirit? “A man stood outside a church in the middle of a busy city and watched as passersby went about their daily business. Many were shuffling off to work, others were walking around in […]

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Foraging Squirrel’s New Year Toast to You

In epic Foraging Squirrel form I have decided to start 2013 fresh and clean by painting the interior of my house, ahem, again. Goodbye murky blue, so long brownish greeny semi-demi-beige, sayonara wacky khaki— I’m going to surround myself in light— I’m going white! This white, by the way, is not any normal fall by […]

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Look Me In The Eye…or…maybe not.

Merry Christmas! Your Child is Autistic! When my son was a toddler I remember looking at my husband and saying, “You know, if I didn’t initiate interaction with Max, I don’t think he would ever try and talk to me.”  It was true. Lomax, my son, could sit for hours stacking a line of blocks […]

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Holy Webcams!

I love webcams, especially holy ones. I’ve been shut-in for a couple of weeks now for one reason or another and I just had to get out so … I went on a virtual pilgrimage! Enjoy! Vatican Webcam Lourdes-France Webcams Camino de Santiago Medjugorje The Tomb of St. Francis The Western Wall

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