Tag Archives: joy

Learning to Dance

Recently I wrote about taking dance lessons, and about how that was part of the healing journey of learning to love my body.  Learning to dance returned me to the joy of being in my body, it helped me feel … Continue reading

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Nicole’s Prescription

this poem was written in the summer of 2006 when Nicole was 12–I wrote it from my memory of an overheard conversation between my daughter and an older lady in our church community who was struggling with serious illness at … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites: having my daughters live close to home

My husband and I are recently Empty Nesters.  We haven’t really gotten into the swing of it yet.  Many parents have to go cold turkey—they take their offspring to the airport, train station, or campus, then there’s a hug and … Continue reading

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