Begin Again: When Two Hearts Finally Become One by Meg Weyerbacher

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Husband and I lay, backs on the bed staring at the ceiling, no kids at home. Finally, time alone. How would we spend this time? Would it be as all the times before? Pretending we weren’t hurt? Hovering surface level?

#FiveMinuteFriday: CONTROL (a poem)

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is CONTROL.  Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes (//) indicate where the timer started and ended. Your turn! Join us at Kate’s

Begin Again: Endure the Inner Battle With Renegade Faith

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Tomorrow morning I will wake and my tween son and teenage daughter will wake with their dads and stepmoms. Not with me. It’s been this way for years and it doesn’t get any easier. I’m

Ringing in the New Year – 2017 Soul Playa

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Last year I chose White Space as my 2016 phrase. It worked out most days. I had to keep reminding myself of the commitment I’d made to live a life of less mental traffic. This

Thanksgiving Note

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Gratitude is waking to a newborn baby’s cry, the smell of homemade tamales and grit of the earth lingering in the kitchen, established traditions and new ones waiting to be made, a hot cup of

Happy Thanksgiving from Cisneros Cafe

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You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.  2 Corinthians 9:11 No doubt this week you

God Changes Us Even When Our Circumstances Remain Static

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//These times change us. Malleable feelings summon us when relationships get sideswiped by the unknown; we must remain dependent only on the triple braided cord. God changes us even when our circumstances remain static. Though

#FiveMinuteFriday: Test

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is TEST.  It is also Day 7 of #write31days with Christina Hubbard at Creative and Free. Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward

Have You Been Hung to Dry?

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//There our clothes hang like papel picado (perforated paper), across the clothesline, in our backyard. The sun grips the fabric desperate to start a fire. My clothes hang upside down like Junie’s attempts to hustle our attention.

#FiveMinuteFriday: Five

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is FIVE. Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! //Five – the number