Category Archives: Formation

The Power of Hidden Pain

It’s a new season. One that I’m terribly grateful for because a few hours here or there last winter could have changed everything. The protection I had in the midst of that still can take my breath away. I was … Continue reading

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The House that (re)Built Me

This week we handed the keys of our lake house to a new family. While I’d cried many times during the process of letting this ‘real estate’ go, I only teared up once during the closing. It was when I … Continue reading

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Opening To Receive

About 15 years ago (seriously – 15 years?), a fellow runner gave me some free advice when I told her my shoulders were really sore from running. Not my legs, mind you, my shoulders. “When you’re running, pretend you’re holding a potato … Continue reading

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Out of Season

I’m getting a little embarrassed at how irritated I am at the warm January weather. Ask anyone who happens to smile at the warmth. I break into a litany of the ‘way it should be.’ Snow should be swirling. Wind should be … Continue reading

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It’s Hot Outside!

It’s certainly not as exciting to me as a good old fashioned snowstorm, but I do love a hot summer day. So while most of the weather broadcasters are soberly announcing the dangerous heat index for today (101 at least), … Continue reading

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