Category Archives: waiting

We’re Talking About it, Just Not One Day a Week

“How about we choose one a week that we don’t talk about it?” AFTER WE GIVE HUGS and send them off, the little family… After the Tangoes are put away and the Ken doll’s sandal is found laying on a … Continue reading

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I Thought When Ma was Gone, I’d do it

I THOUGHT WHEN MA WAS GONE I’d finally pull them together, the scattered mess of stories, the memories that had paid me visits over the years. I didn’t start out wanting to write any of it – was happy to … Continue reading

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Looking for Light

WHY IS IT that the best writing ideas always hit when there is no time to pursue them? and by ‘best’ I don’t mean that which has potential to go viral, but the thing about which you realize you have … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, creativity, faith, mysteries, peak creative time, timing, vision, waiting, writing | 2 Comments