Category Archives: Tribulation and Strife

Geek indulgence

I must detour into the land of technology today. After the afternoon I spent yesterday, which was chock-a-block full of resets, ipconfig tweaking, sharing fiascoes not involving any children and various episodes of looking cross-eyed at the several screens in … Continue reading

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There are some days when it feels like it’s not worth the struggle. I am having one of those days. Between my physical problems, the general frustrations of everyday life in winter, and constant arguing with my littlest kid, I … Continue reading

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I guess I picked the wrong week to stop sniffin’ glue…

You’ve Got A Friend I’m in a mood. I am struggling mightily with holiday preparation. I’m struggling also with loss, and with my physical self. Struggle sucks.

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Prayer of the Children

Prayer of the Children by Kurt Bestor, arr. Andrea S. Klouse Can you hear the prayer of the children on bended knee, in the shadow of an unknown room? Empty eyes with no more tears to cry turning heavenward toward … Continue reading

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I Don’t Do Sadness Well

I don’t like to cry. I don’t do it well, I look red-faced and awful when I do it, and so I avoid crying in the same way I would avoid a root canal without anesthetic. If there is a … Continue reading

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