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Love

I’m reading a book about caring for plants to a group of second grade students. “What do plants need to live and grow?” I ask them. The students tell me what they know, how plants need water, soil, sunshine. At the end of the discussion, a girl with a cheery round face shoots up her […]

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Everyday Spirituality

Compassion. I am sitting at the table in the kitchen and my husband walks into the room rubbing his eyes. I’m tired today, he moans. I am reading something, but in a split second I make the decision to stop. He’s weary. The day-to-day demands can make us weary. I stand up and give him […]

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Spirituality

Julian of Norwich (1342-1416), an English mystic, experienced and articulated the feminine aspects of God’s love. “The fullness of joy is to behold God in everything,” she said.  I like folding our towels: the body towel, the hand towel, the washcloth. I fold them and stack them in a pile in the hallway closet.  Here […]

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