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Past & Present Wisdom

Before in my blog, I’ve given you a handful of quotes, since I’m an avid collector of them.  Because they’re so pithy and punchy, they sometimes carry more weight than a pageful of prose.  Today, I give you more. I’m in the midst of sorting things out in my mind and am not able to […]

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Reviews and Dorothy Day

Two more lovely reviews of Eve from the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Historical Novels Review.  You can read portions of them on the Media page. Well, for a long time now I’ve wanted to read Dorothy Day’s autobiography The Long Loneliness, because I’ve read other books about her, written by other people, and I […]

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Publication Day!

Yay!  Today, Eve can be found anywhere books are sold.  Wow.  I almost want to go see it in on the bookshelves, but it’d be a bit desperate to show up at where I’ll be reading in a week, murmuring, “Oh, yes, I look exactly like that woman in the window!  What a coincidence!”  The […]

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The Invitation

“It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living.  I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.” So starts Oriah’s poem that opens her book. A friend sent this book to me, having sent me quotes from it while Dan and I were […]

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Mishmash

I figured it was as good a time as any to offer up some lovely snippets of things I’ve read or heard in the past few days. I received a funny e-mail from my friend Sara yesterday.  She informed me that her daughter Hannah’s question for the day was, “Did God have parents, or was […]

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