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Embracing Signs

The sound of the fog horn. The train’s whistle.  The warning:  this may be hazardous to your health.  Fatigue that won’t go away.  Persistent pain, physically, emotionally or spiritually.  What do these “signs” have in common?  They are warnings of … Continue reading

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Embracing Resolute Determination

The sound of thunder and flashes of lightning continued into the early hours of morning.    A stalled system, I thought, as the storm took over sleep.  A rare occurrence?  Three days later the same rhythm.  Lightening, thunder and heavy rain into the early … Continue reading

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Embracing the Signs

I recently noticed some signs and thought about different interpretations for the same signs.  For example two signs one on top of the other read:  “Caution Children”  meaning there are children in the area,  drive cautiously.  The one below it … Continue reading

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Embracing Newness of Life

There are many expressions that say ” life has changed.”   “The new normal” is one of them.  The term originated with Hospice to give the sense that although life will never be the same as it was before someone passed to the next … Continue reading

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Embracing Moments of Beauty

They are street names I recognize.  An area I enjoyed many years ago.  A friend and I, both in graduate school in the Boston area and great walkers, often walked through the Boston Commons and Boston Gardens and along the … Continue reading

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Embracing Listening

It had been a long day.  I walked outside from the parish offices after an evening meeting.  It was about 9:00PM.  Tired and hungry, I was eager to get home.  As I approached my car I looked in total dismay. … Continue reading

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