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Robot Coconut Trees by Kelsey Horton

The first thing I wanted to know about this book is where in the world the title had come from. Kelsey quickly answered that with a story. Her five-year-old nephews who enjoy writing books and stories, asked what the name … Continue reading

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Book Mail Is My Favorite!

I could not get the lighting right on this picture. My room is really dark. This was last week’s book mail. I discovered The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship and the Writing Life when I wrote the post about literary citizenship. … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes

Here’s the entire Beatitudes for the Weird. Be blessed!

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Get Curious. Dive Deep.

I rethought the image I used in yesterday’s blog post. “Digging deep” isn’t quite the image for this work that inspires me and keeps me going. “Diving deep” is what took hold of me last night. It’s hard to dive … Continue reading

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Finding Meraki in Our Lives

This is one of my favorite words that I never get a chance to use. It’s a Greek word, which I find interesting because I think it looks and sounds more Japanese than anything. It is a verb–sometimes an adverb–and … Continue reading

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Telling Your Stories for the Sake of Others

I finished this book today. It was the first of the memoirs I found about families touched by spina bifida. Diane was born in the 1940’s before they had any options to help babies born with the condition. Her family … Continue reading

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One of My Favorite Places on Earth

It’s time for another visit to Camp Bluebird at Bonclarken in Flat Rock, NC. This is also the place of some of my fondest memories from college retreats. It’s so much like going home that I can’t even explain. In … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Create Rather Than Sacrifice for the Next 40 Days, #365StrongStories 41

I’d like to introduce you to one of my blogging colleagues, Marisa Goudy. Reading this tonight gave me the push I needed to observe Lent (it’s usually too difficult to figure out what to sacrifice). Marisa invites us to create … Continue reading

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I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to write about tonight, but I just read a personal essay about how she left Church because she kept getting dragged up to the altar for healing. Anyone with disabilities that comes anywhere … Continue reading

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