I was home from college for the weekend and all I wanted to do was sleep.
The scratchy wool rug on my sister’s hardwood floor was not a deterrent.  I tucked my arms underneath my chest, cradled the side of my face within the palms of my hand, and willingly surrendered myself to slumber.  I was [...]

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I wonder if I might pose the question, “What is love?” without prompting a slight gag reflex in either of us?
A smirk?  A roll of the eyes?
C’mon, Jill.
It is possible to address the subject of love seriously.
A practical witch will gladly remove a firmly-placed tongue from the cheek to explore all energy forms that are [...]

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As a testament to the power of faith in Divine Order, Caroline made her arrival to the planet exactly three years ago.  My sister Evie and her husband had spent years trying to conceive a child.  After draining a substantial amount of their savings to endure the emotional and physical demands of all available medical [...]

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When I was a child, my mom told me that I could be anything that I wanted to be when I grew up.  When I finally did grow up, I wondered why I doubted it.
I was never quite confident enough in my ability to ‘do anything that I wanted’ because of the foundation upon which [...]

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If you are a parent of a young child don’t let a parent of a teenager scare you.
When the Bean children were much younger I received a fair share of unsolicited advice.  I recall many instances when I would hear a more experienced parent describe the unpleasant nature of having to deal with one of [...]

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