Monthly Archives: October 2010

walking in the rain

I read Kristin’s post on Reformation Eve at Liberation Theology Lutheran this morning and I can’t get it out of my head. Two years later, we missed Reformation Sunday because we met up with some grad school friends at Kiawah Island–one group … Continue reading

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friday five: comfort media edition

This RevGalBlogPals Friday Five comes from kathrynzj: I don’t get to watch that much tv anymore, but I actually wrote today’s Oprah show down on my calendar. Why? Because she is hosting a Sound of Music cast reunion!!! Those of you who … Continue reading

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j update

So I guess this is what we know re. Cousin J. They told him his leukemia was back in blast crisis stage.The same place he was 2 years ago. Back to square 1. They did a bone marrow biopsy Wednesday … Continue reading

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my cousin j

Today I got an email from my cousin’s wife telling us that my cousin is back in the hospital in extreme pain with complications from his leukemia. This is not a memorial and I pray it does not become one, … Continue reading

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Sometimes I don’t know how to sift through truth. I don’t know when something is just so ingrained in me that I am accepting it without thinking about it, and when it’s really so. I understand a black and white … Continue reading

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friday five: the perfect blendship

If you’re ever in a jam, here I am. If you’re ever in a mess, S.O.S. If you’re so happy, you land in jail. I’m your bail. It’s friendship, friendship, just a perfect blendship. When other friendships are soon forgot, … Continue reading

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sacred moments

Yesterday was baptism day. It was a good day, but I found myself a little caught up in hosting my in-laws, making sure my own parents were fine with everything, dealing with a sniffly boy, having a bunch of people … Continue reading

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thought jumble

I may be working out what I think by writing here, so you’re welcome to come along for the ride or just take a look at the cute kids in the previous post and move on. As I’ve said before, … Continue reading

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The kids and grandpa find a set of mirrors to play with while Mom shops. And yes, the boy has a fat lip. Here’s hoping it’s healed by Sunday. If not, I think everyone knows what it is to be … Continue reading

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two weeks

Last night at 2:39 am, I sent a draft of chapter 5 to my dissertation chair. Yay! In the next two weeks, I need to go back to chapter one and work out a couple of things, make some minor … Continue reading

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