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Cat feet

By |February 15th, 2020|

Many of you will know the Carl Sandburg poem “Fog.” Sandburg’s apt description of fog’s “little cat feet” stays in one’s memory, reemerging when the time is right, as it did for me last Sunday when we enjoyed a cool, [...]


By |August 30th, 2019|

Despite the heat and humidity, the end of August can feel much like the beginning of January: it’s a time for fresh starts and new initiatives. The excitement of a new school year is contagious, even if you don’t have [...]


By |August 21st, 2019|

When to keep going       … and when to stop We sisters had good lessons in persistence and prudence late Monday afternoon, when a fierce thunderstorm passed through Travelers Rest. Lightning strike in Jakarta, June 2014 by Rachmat04 [...]


By |August 2nd, 2019|

There are many ways to describe the transitions in our lives. We may use metaphors and refer to opening doors or windows, crossing thresholds, climbing ladders or stairs, passing milestones, choosing paths or roads, undergoing metamorphosis, and even giving birth. [...]

One of the family

By |May 14th, 2019|

The statue of St. Francis by our front door Even people who don’t know much about St. Francis know that he had a special bond with animals and birds. They may not have heard of the wolf of [...]

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