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LIFE, UNWOUND: WHAT’S WORTH REMEMBERING

LIFE, UNWOUND: WHAT’S WORTH REMEMBERING

Sometimes we don’t know, or want to know, big worldly truths. International politics. Fast-moving viruses. The Earth’s climate crises. And there are smaller personal truths that we also cannot always, or do not, want to see. I acknowledge one here: I am forgetting things. Names. Words. It’s as if “my friend’s name is Grace” or… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: Hope for 2022

LIFE, UNWOUND: Hope for 2022

This week, I reread holiday cards and saw in many of them, “here’s hoping for an easier 2022.”  Packing up hope messages, I remembered a lecture I gave years ago in South Carolina. I stood ready to speak, the “mindfulness woman” there to teach “some things that may be new to these fifty people,” advised… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: TOUCHING THE SOUND OF SILENCE

LIFE, UNWOUND: TOUCHING THE SOUND OF SILENCE

I trained to talk. Oldest of seven children, I bantered as a toddler, hobnobbing with grown-ups. I helped the younger ones form vocabulary, first words like “Momma. Dadda. Look. No. Up.”  In school, we learned, “you’ll be graded on class participation.” No problem for me, an extrovert. I knew how to speak up, how to raise… Continue Reading

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