Category Archives: marriage

Anniversary Dreams

Almost to the moment, 50 years ago I gazed down the cavernous St. John the Baptist Cathedral aisle in Paterson, NJ, and watched a vision glide toward me. Forty years and 27 days later, I gazed down at a battered … Continue reading

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The Back Story

Heaven Shining Through continues to make its mark. In the past few days, I have heard the comments, “That was my story”, “I shared it with the kids {skipping over just one part} and it opened up some interesting conversations … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Stuck

Another Friday. Another Five Minute Friday post. I don’t think I’ve ever told you how important these five minute writing exercises are to me {yeah, you’ve heard before … just about every week}. They are. I look forward to getting … Continue reading

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Review Time

The book Heaven Shining Through is on its way. A book launch date has been set. Presentations and interviews have been scheduled. Now it’s hurry up and wait! While I’m waiting, I would like to invite a few of you … Continue reading

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Self Assessment

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about looking for a date. I didn’t get one, but I did get a response from a friend. She reminded me my hesitantly in rejoining the dating scene could be … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart

For the 40th plus ninth time, Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart! I can’t think of anything more mushy than anything I’ve said over the years. Yet, in each of the “plus” years, I realize how blessed I was to have you for … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Blessing

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Friday? It’s where our group of writers [okay most of them, often we have Saturday and Sunday stragglers, myself included] gather  to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Our prompt … Continue reading

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