Archive | April 2013

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Two Weeks’ Three Big Things

I turned 43 in April. Two weeks have passed since my birthday. There have been clouds and sun. In high school, I decided I was disenchanted with birthdays. I had no parties, did nothing in particular with friends. I don’t remember why. I’m grateful friends persisted, offering cards and happy birthday. Now I relish it. Being honest: […]

God at the Beach

Sun came, a surprise. I went to the beach to run, but mostly be outside myself. For the first time in months, the chatter stopped, and then I thought of jokes. Then I thought: We come into life without guidance, but also without weight. We don’t want what we don’t miss, and we don’t know […]