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My Funny Valentine

I am a huge fan of vintage paper, and especially valentines. In years past, every flat surface of my house has had cards from the sentimental to the hopelessly tacky displayed on it. There is a special place in my … Continue reading

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Advent 4: Love (nativity, revisited)

As we wind the last part of the advent journey, rounding the corner to Christmas, we come to focus on love. This is always the place where the nativity story…the way we traditionally tell it…gets on my nerves. I realize … Continue reading

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Peace, part 1 (the image)

I have an image that has stayed with me over time, a simple but transformative moment of awareness. I have never tried to give it words, but it filled my mind tonight, so I will attempt to bring it to … Continue reading

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No Day but Today….

One of the bravest things I ever did, at a time in my life when I was not particularly brave, was to stand in line for free rush tickets to see Rent on Broadway. I travelled alone, waited in line … Continue reading

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Who is My Neighbor: Introduction

This blog, small points of light, has been (and continues to be) my forum to chronicle the daily moments along the journey of life where clarity or inspiration appear. I originally started this blog as a time-limited undertaking during lent … Continue reading

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Good Friday

It had been 40 days since my first ashes. Well, almost 40 days. It was Good Friday and I was home from college for a long Easter weekend. My clandestine basement foray into lenten ashes was still gnawing at my … Continue reading

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Broken Heart

A colleague of mine at our counseling agency had a brother who had become a Buddhist monk.  He was visiting with her, so she invited us for an evening of meditation and conversation at her home.  The group was eclectic, and the … Continue reading

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