gifts in the rubble

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Tales of faith and doubt, love, life, healing, laughter and tears, and discoveries of grace in the most unexpected places...

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: adoption, chronic illness, faith, spirituality, grief

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two truths and a lie on Feb 25, 2011 in memes and listsWell, it looks as though I am being dragged back into the blogosphere despite a monster migraine, lured by my friend Liz over at Random Thoughts of a Lutheran Geek, who is running a "Two Truths and a Lie Blog Carnival" this weekend, darn her. It's ba...



seventeen years?????? on Jan 15, 2010 in mom and dad, death, quotes, griefMy dad's funeral was 17 years ago today. It's amazing to think so much time has passed, when I never thought I could live without him. But I discovered that I can, because he is now a part of me and, I am never alone, never without him, and I know th...



Haiti on Jan 14, 2010Tuesday afternoon, I was slumped on the couch, watching cable, stuffed full of antibiotics and feeling quite sorry for myself. A sinus infection, infections in both ears and both eyes; I felt (still feel) like one big oozing infection. then the news...



books: 2009 on Jan 3, 2010 in memes and lists, booksThe Eucharist and the Hunger of the World, Monika K. HellwigJesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, Paula FredriksenThe Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus, Amy-Jill LevineFortress Introduction to The Gospels, Mark Allan Po...



the red thread on Nov 8, 2009 in , quotes, adoptionThis is going to be a very short post, just an update on our baby situation.To make a long story short, we are no longer trying to get pregnant. As it turned out, I simply couldn't handle being off of my fibromyalgia medications. My muscle relaxers,...



a window opens on Aug 23, 2009 in adoption, pregnancy hopesThere is an old saying that when God closes a door, He opens a window. And every once in a while, it seems to come true...I went in to see my doctor a couple of weeks ago for a medication recheck and, somehow, the conversation drifted to babies. Our...