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Why life is a lot like jazz

I’m something of a jazz fan. Not an informed one who can tell their Basie from their Mingus and who thinks BC means Before Charlie (Parker). 517 more words

Ageing

Cleaning House

To clean a heart and soul,
the way we clean a house:
scrub away
the grime and grease,
bleach away
the mold and mildew,
polish away… 81 more words

Lesbian

August is the Cruelest Month

This morning, as my husband walked out the front door, he reminded me that the painters were coming tomorrow and that we needed to vacate the house. 1,142 more words

Surviving Motherhood

Life on the Playground

Do you ever feel like you’re the least popular kid on the playground? And then realize that you’re actually an adult and try to figure out what the equivalent of a playground is? 337 more words

Lauren Bringle

The Widow's Cause

  learn to do good;
seek justice,
    correct oppression;
bring justice to the fatherless,
    plead the widow’s cause. Isaiah 1:17

Learn, seek, correct, bring, plead: These are all action verbs and they are actions God is expecting us to take. 272 more words

Daily Devotion

Growing Older

Whilst at work today I chatted with my colleague about age and parents and what it’s like to grow older!

I’m not young, I’m half a century but neither am I old. 124 more words