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On Being Born

On Being Born

0 by / on December 20, 2013, 10:59 am / in Chickens, Faith, Family, Ponderings

Part I: Chicks chirp at me from the living room, though at the moment they are mostly sleeping in heaps, settling into a morning nap after filling up their tummies. They hatched out on December 17th, which is kinda like being born, only different. They never met their mamas, but cluster instinctively toward the white thermometer hanging in their brood […]

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The Advent Journey

The Advent Journey

0 by / on December 6, 2012, 7:20 pm / in Celebrations, Community, Faith

My long-time friend, Jana, sent me this miniature terracotta creche from Italy a few years ago. The pieces are no more than 1/2 inch tall and can be moved around the stable. ¬†Two-year-old Juniper plays with them gently; she likes little things, perhaps they seem more manageable in a big world. We have five weeks of Advent Sundays this year, […]

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