Monthly Archives: September 2012

FEELINGs, depth of

I remember a cool fall evening as a kid where I was kneeling beside my friend Ann on the front lawn of my childhood home. We were praying fervently to the Virgin Mary that my parents would let her sleep … Continue reading

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FOCUSING inward

One of the things I loved most about my dad was how he said yes to life on a daily basis. By being on the lookout for new experiences. Taking adventurous leaps into the unknown. And consciously deciding to open … Continue reading

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FOUND, lost and

be·lief [bih-leef] — confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptible to rigorous proof;faith; trust Karma’s a bitch. I was reminded of this more than once today, and it gave me hope. Not that the people who … Continue reading

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FULLEST, living life to the

I woke this morning with an almost physical pain, haunted by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and those who died in them. The sky is the same brilliant blue, the air as crisp as that fall day the towers suddenly … Continue reading

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FALL, before the

I felt a deep, familiar pang as I woke the last few days, as if an old wound had reopened. Today, the sense was even stronger, almost stealing my breath as I wrapped myself in a blanket against the chilly dawn. … Continue reading

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