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I have been rereading Yasunari Kawabata’s Beauty and Sadness and came across the following description which made me think. It comes early in the story about a middle-aged man, Oki Toshio, who has been sitting by the window reflecting on his first love from whom he separated 20 years since: 794 more words

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Wish Them Well, but Back Away

There’s a common misconception when it comes to compassion that we should tolerate toxic people; that, in order to truly embody the spirit of love and peace, we must put up with others when they bring us down. 415 more words

Exploitation to Evoke Emotion?

This blog post today is a little late, I could come up with many excuses for why this is but my current one is that I just have no idea what to write. 786 more words

Tales of a Recovering Blamer

At first light I shuffled into the kitchen to make coffee. A saucepan sat on the stove. So, while reaching for the old-school Melitta pour-over carafe, I jerked the saucepan off the unlit burner. 855 more words

Stampin' Up! Here For You In the Meadow

Mornin’, y’all!  Hope your weekend is dawning bright and clear and with something fun planned!

So this card for today is destined for our friends who…had a bad thing happen to them.   1,728 more words

Thinking Of You

With Deepest Condolences - Trustee Kennedy Baker

St. John United Holy Church extends our deepest condolences to the Baker family as they mourn the loss of Trustee Kennedy Baker. May he be resting peacefully. 30 more words