Category Archives: Suffering

The Most Important Feature in My Home

I had lunch today with a good friend who shared her disappointment about losing a house she and her husband tried to buy. The home–priced right, in a good neighborhood–ended up in a bidding war, with multiple buyers offering crazy … Continue reading

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The Story Behind “The Forgottens”

I’ve just completed a series of sculptures I call “The Forgottens.” I had never sculpted, despite a lifetime of creative interests. No time or money for it. But a birthday check a year ago sent me to an art center … Continue reading

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The Perversity of Unanswered Prayer

A new friend recently told me she had never prayed out loud–especially with other people. She was afraid she wouldn’t “do it right.” I reassured her that it required no special language or training. It’s┬ájust talking to someone who knows … Continue reading

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