Category Archives: Crafts


Do you have those moments when some life situation allows you to suddenly and clearly understand some other matter you’ve been struggling with? I do. The moment came last night as I was carefully taking apart a book. Every one … Continue reading

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Why Toilet Paper?

Jennifer asks the question on her blog. This is a story. She was thirteen years old, struggling as all girls do to make sense of her life and her own self. Her world was crumbling. Her grandfather–the only father figure … Continue reading

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So here’s what I’ve been doing today. 🙂 Merry Christmas, everyone. 🙂

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Almost Christmastime

One of my all-time favorite Christmas songs was Almost Christmastime, sung by David Meece. I first heard it on the little white cassette tape that mom bought for us one year. At my former blog, I shared the story of … Continue reading

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Pre-Coffee Thoughts

It’s morning, I think. My brain didn’t get the memo, but the sun is up, and so am I. Forgive my disjointedness. Maybe I’ll offer a more coherent blog once I’ve had my coffee. For the time-being, you’ll have to … Continue reading

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