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    advent journal: redolence

    by  • December 18, 2015 • advent journal, poetry • 1 Comment


    redolence we drove south of the city, and straight into a sunset that had no sense of time we were going nowhere together, following our noses, as the saying goes, breathing in the evening reading in a bakery,I discovered “the fragrance of our lives in the world” . . . from someone else’s words...

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    advent journal: our best work

    by  • December 15, 2015 • advent journal, faith • 2 Comments


    The train ride into New Haven was significant this morning because I finished my rereading of Walking on Water. It will go back on the shelf for another couple of years. In the closing pages, L’Engle talked about the importance of editing and revising for an artist. Honing one’s craft does not necessarily make...

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    advent journal: night ride home

    by  • December 14, 2015 • advent journal, poetry • 7 Comments


    It was raining when I walked out of work to make the three block trek to where my car was parked so I could snake through the city, the construction, and catch the highway home. I slipped my hearing aids in my pocket, losing the high harmonies of the street’s sounds; the small but...

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