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Sacred Heart

    To the world you may be but one person. But to one person you may be the world.                                                  – Anonymous   “As a parent,” the wise woman said. “It is your job to learn to tolerate your children’s distress. And to teach them how to tolerate their own distress. How to live […]

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Magical Boy

  His sister was in a terrifying place. So he scrawled her name on the wall above his bed. Just above the pillow where he lays his head. Her name. In ink. I love you, he wrote to her. With all of my heart. *** We were picking up bread for a party that afternoon […]

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Riptide

The wound is the place where the light enters you.                                              – Rumi In January, I dreamed I was driving through a winding tunnel down Highway 1 in complete darkness. And while I wanted […]

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My Valentine

  I sat down to write this post. But my girl was in the kitchen, getting frustrated with something she was baking. And I was trying to help from the other room. I can’t hear you! she snapped at me. So, just stop talking! Whaaaat did you just say to me? I said, putting my […]

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More Than This

  I could feel at the time There was no way of knowing Fallen leaves in the night Who can say where they’re blowing As free as the wind And hopefully learning Why the sea on the tide Has no way of turning – Roxy Music, More Than This It was my guy’s 9th birthday. […]

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El Dia De Los Muertos

  You know how you know you’re Mexican? You can do 4 shots of tequila and imagine that you’re completely unaffected. And make your kids a perfect pumpkin bread for breakfast. I just had four shots of tequila. And I rarely drink. And, as I creamed the butter and sugar for the pumpkin bread, and […]

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