Category Archives: death

Vocational Update 3? or 4? Who knows?

I’ve been quiet about this – at least in the details. I will continue to be quiet until more is understood. I first wrote a letter to a monastery in June, and have been slowly gaining in communication since then … Continue reading

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October Art

I’m leaving dollhouses behind for this: en estilo de Día de los Muertos. Que hace tu? May sell it when complete for $35 via Etsy.

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Feast of the Assumption

How I’ve come to love Mary. I had a ponderous moment at Mass about all the people God’s goodness on this day, and Mary’s promise to us: that He will glorify us after resurrection, and she will intercede. She’s alive … Continue reading

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ASH #9: A bet with God

God, a deity, who is supposed to be bigger, badder and better than me, or you. I suppose because I’ve never seen him. Although I have a tome of 73 books that I read at breakfast & dinner that tells … Continue reading

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RIP Rita

When Sammy died in early May, I got Rita soon after. The empty cage full of rodent toys mocking me from it’s corner. She was my wee furry acrobat, climbing and swinging just like Sammy had. Rita, nervous & timid, … Continue reading

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