Author Archives: Marilyn

About Marilyn

Reading, thinking, listening, writing and talking about faith, creativity, ESL for refugees, grief and finding the story in a story. Student of Spanish. Foe of procrastination. Cheez-it fan. People person with hermit tendencies or vice-versa. Thank you so much for reading.

Late Gifts are Often Perfectly Timed

MORE winter accessories for the refugees arrived a few weeks ago. One of the boxes was sent by a West Virginia teen who spread word of the need among family and friends. She received many contributions, all BRAND NEW. I … Continue reading

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Quote Found Among My Scraps

“It’s hard to companion someone in something where you yourself are unwilling to go.” I jotted this down 5 years ago, but don’t know where I saw it or who said it. Still, I think it’s a good quote.

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Wandering Through Unfinished Works

WANDERING THIS WEEK through the unfinished starts – partial paragraphs, seeds of chapters, full-blown outlines forgotten and tucked away. So many sentences of substance looking for a place to settle. finding no home. Walking the path from one season to … Continue reading

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