Tag Archives: childhood

the quilt

The days are beginning to resemble a patchwork quilt, stitched together loosely here and tightly there.   There are bright days and dark days, tears that begin in sorrow and end in laughter and the shake of a head.  Words … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Praying Mantis

There is a cycle to the moods, the intrusive thoughts, the wrenching ache.  I have felt pretty good for about three days and I also feel guilty for feeling good.   Why are we wired this way? Is it the … Continue reading

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