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“Don’t cry for me when I’m gone…”

Having spent the first 13 years of his life with her part of his daily life, I wondered how my kiddo was going to take the news of her passing. His peaceful response made me smile: “Mom, remember what she always used to say to us: ‘Don’t cry for me when I’m gone.’” I don’t know how ma


It was 4 a.m. last Tuesday. Eyes closed, I cringed at the idea of tackling the day’s list on so few hours of rest. Why can’t I go back to sleep? The moment I asked the question, I was overwhelmed with images and phrases that were not mine. They were scenes from my gramma’s life and st

“It’s not judgment if it’s true…”

“It’s not judgment if it’s true…” His head snapped up as soon as I said it; and when he saw me shrug sheepishly, my almost-as-smart-mouthed-as-his-mom-14-year-old roared with laughter. We had just finished watching one of our favorite talent shows, where we had collectively agre

Look Up + Let the Rain Fall

  This morning, I looked up to skies darkened by smoke and fire and found myself praying for rain. And then I heard The Wind’s gentle correction: “Amanda, some need to let the fire burn, and some need to let the rain fall…”   “Some need to let the fire burn…” The Fire’s Retu

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