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Day 31 – What I’m Into Oct 2014

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  Harry Potter and Gilmore Girls.   That’s it.  That’s all.  All things Hogwarts and all things Rory.  I just finished book 5 and am not ready to move onto book 6 just yet, and I’m in the middle of Season 3.  So much goodness all around.   All that goodness is coming in the middle of some research and …

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Day 30 – Courage

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“Courage,” by Anne Sexton It is in the small things we see it. The child’s first step, as awesome as an earthquake. The first time you rode a bike, wallowing up the sidewalk. The first spanking when your heart went on a journey all alone. When they called you crybaby or poor or fatty or crazy and made you into …

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Day 28 – Tribes and Sides

In Spirituality, Walking Brave by Caris Adel4 Comments

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 road to hell everyone said it was, or if I was …

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Day 27 – Flinching At Life

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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 sitting on the toilet and having the door burst open.  …

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Day 26 – Self-Care Sunday

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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 Quotes That Show Why She’s The Greatest         …

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Day 25 – Songs for Saturday

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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 it seems you gain less than you lose Now we’ve …