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  • The Art of Repairing Broken Things

    Published: 2/02/2017
    We were married less than three months when I broke his favorite mug. It was bound to happen. My favorite mug had broken on the move to Denver from Dallas, which was why, I suppose, it was his I carri ... Read more
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  • Guiding Principles for Making a Home

    Published: 1/02/2017
    They say to be a good blogger, one must have a focus, a platform, a drum to beat. But I have always supposed to be a good writer, one must know one’s audience. And if you must know, I write for ... Read more
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  • Dead Things Sometimes Lie

    Published: 27/01/2017
    A few days ago I passed the lemon verbena bush in our garden, its leaves crinkled and brown, folded over on themselves and, for all appearances, dead. I picked one leaf and crushed it in my fingers, t ... Read more
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  • How to Forgive a Year

    Published: 18/01/2017
      Everyone, it seems, had a hard 2016 and it reminds me of the first months of 2015, how I stood in a small circle talking with my close friend and the man who would be my husband (although I did ... Read more
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  • Blessed are the Homesick

    Published: 13/01/2017
    It is midwinter, or nearly so, and we got a small dusting of snow last week as if God was saying, “It is winter and I’ll prove it to you.” The windows have been open the last two day ... Read more
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  • A Different Kind of Dominance in Marriage

    Published: 6/01/2017
    Have you ever injured your dominant hand? Maybe as simple as a paper cut, maybe a broken arm or stitches or a sprain. I’ve done it a time or two and had to use my other arm which feels like some ... Read more
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  • Stuck, Settled, and Still Uprooted

    Published: 5/01/2017
    Debate the legitimacy of picking one word for your year at its beginning or end, it’s okay. Words are beautiful and vast and also complicated and what you think you might be asking for at the st ... Read more
    Source: sayable.net