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Work from Rest

Do you rest from work, or work from rest? That is a phrase I heard last night and I can’t shake it from my head. It is counter cultural. It means that when we rest, we are able to work … Continue reading

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Quiet time. Ha, ha, ha

Quiet time.  An important part of the day, but less so since all the kids are at school in the morning.  But since Margo turns into a Gruffalo at 4 if she doesn’t have a little time to herself, I … Continue reading

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Isometric Exercise for my Spiritual life

I like running for many reasons.  In theory it makes me skinnier (or at least justifies the ice cream and beer), makes me feel like I accomplished something, and helps me fit in a good calorie burn in a short … Continue reading

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Be Still

“Is this then what happens to woman?  All her instinct as a woman-the eternal nourisher of children, of men, of society-demands that she give.  Her time, her energy, her creativeness drain out into these channels if there is any chance, … Continue reading

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Sleeping In

There is nothing more wonderful than getting to sleep in.  My definition of sleeping in has changed since I had kids.  In college, sleeping in was 3 or 4 in the afternoon.  Marriage, sleeping in was 10 or 11.  With … Continue reading

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