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Day 28 – Tribes and Sides

Is the road to hell paved with a vivid imagination?  I’m sitting here watching my kids dressed up in Halloween costumes, at our secular homeschool co-op, blending in with the other costumed kids.  My oldest is reading Harry Potter next to me and I’m wondering if this was the slippery...

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Day 27 – Flinching At Life

Art by messycanvas  bumped from the archives   I jump when they say, “Boo!” Why does my heart race and I feel alarm even when laughter has covered their faces, and I feel no shame in having been gotten? This fear, where does it come from?  ***** It comes from...

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Day 26 – Self-Care Sunday

Find a show you love and binge-watch.  Best self-care ever.  I’ve never actually binge-watched a show before and it’s been so much fun.  I’ve even given up Mindy and Doctor Who for Gilmore Girls.  I’m partway through Season 3.  So here’s lots of GG love.   69 Fabulous Lorelai Gilmore...

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Day 25 – Songs for Saturday

Let the Spider Run Alive – Moddi because we’re all one of a kind sleeping in the line of fire now if you want to live and thrive let the spider run off – run alive! Holes – Passenger Well sometimes you can’t change and you can’t choose And sometimes...

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Day 24 – Illusion

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Day 23: Fight the Darkness

  Rachel: birthing Benjamin Madeleine L’Engle   Fight the darkness. Fight. Let the night not rise. Push the shadows back with tearless eyes. Fight the darkness. Bright is the loving heart pierced by the sword of light, thrusting the darkness back. Let night not rise. Fight the darkness. Start the...

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Day 22 – Dancing On Fear

 Bumped from the archives to continue the theme of fear – and wow. We’re coming up on the 25th anniversary this year.     “The wall was an edifice of fear…For 28 years, East Germans could not even approach it. On Nov. 9, 1989, people danced on it — and...