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for: ‘April, 2009’

Hallways and Doors

Oh my.  I go away for a day, because my body has succumbed to all the terrors of stomach flu, and when I come back, I have a small garden of comments on Tuesday’s post. Let’s see.  Before I can explain what’s happened (indeed, I thought that the incident would quite pass without me having […]

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Seeing the Everyday

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I’m trying to do exactly that: see the beauty in the small moments of each day.  It takes practice, and when the awareness is there, it leads to astounding meaningfulness. My friend Kelly told me about this magazine, and I’ve just subscribed.  No ads.  […]

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The Garden That’s Been Entrusted To You

Poem for today: The Wind, One Brilliant Day Antonio Machado (translated by Robert Bly) The wind, one brilliant day, called to my soul with an odor of jasmine. “In return for the odor of my jasmine, I’d like all the odor of your roses.” “I have no roses; all the flowers in my garden are […]

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Who Can Understand God?

Question for today. And I sincerely want feedback on this.  This has been a wondering of mine for a long time. Do you believe that the only way to know God, truly know Him, is to learn the original languages of the various Bibles that have been handed down to us and to get the […]

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Vintage Seed Packet Sugar Cookies

C’mere.  I want to show you something that will blow your socks off. See those sugar cookies above?  The ones with the photograph-perfect seed packet pictures on them?  Pssst.  They’re edible.  Yep, you got it.  The wafer-thin paper is made of potato starch, vegetable oil, and water…and placed over the cookie using corn syrup and […]

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