such a beautiful view

such a beautiful view with a long way to fall i was afraid how it could hurt to leave the safety up above but if it doesn’t it’s not love — sean watkins, not sure i’m not exactly what you’d call a daring person. i dream a lot — big, sometimes elaborate dreams — but…

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adventure and romance agency, ltd.

“but in order that life should be a story or romance to us, it is necessary that a great part of it, at any rate, should be be settled for us without our permission. … a man has control over many things in his life; he has control over enough things to be the hero…

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the free and the brave

the summer before my brain surgery, i decided i was going to be all brave and daring and crazy and really live. i didn’t know what life would be like after surgery, or even for certain whether there would be life for me on this planet after surgery. so i did some fun things outside…

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three-foot-tall delights

delightful observations yesterday of a gloriously joyful, very special little girl. and then more adventures today with small people. a little charmer with crystal blue eyes, a bright pink dress, red painted toenails and sparkly sandals held my hand in the church buffet lunch line. “this is fruit salad,” i said. “i want some of…

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cause for celebration

this week there were two grand events worth celebrating. i hope you noticed your calendar and were therefore able to join in with your own commemorations. the first, as you can almost not have not noticed (er, what?), was on wednesday, february 29th. that’s right: leap day! well, i forgot to leap, i must admit…

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the pieces she lost and found

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way …” — psalm 46:1-2a — — — — — one year ago, someone got to see what the inside of my brain looked like. 365 days. five hundred, twenty-five thousand, six hundred minutes,…

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marvelous thing #1

today has been a beautiful, exciting, peaceful, relaxing day (for me, at least). it has rained a great deal of the day. i got to putter around a craft store with my mum. i got to sing songs to a beautiful Person with three amazingly talented people in rehearsal for the worship through music time…

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