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Heart’s Desires

One of the first pieces I learned to sing was Mendelsohn’s Oh Rest in the Lord from the oratorio Elijah.  I was in middle school and was taking private lessons from the soloist at our church, who also happened to … Continue reading

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Seeing Isn’t Always Believing

More than once my eyes have fooled me.  Driving down the road on a hot day the heat rising off the pavement can look like a pool of water.  It fades as you get closer and realize it’s as dry … Continue reading

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Make Your House Fair

I spend a large part of advent cleaning and rearranging everything.  Of all my family members, I am a little more central and closest to the older members of the family that do not travel.  Our house tends to be … Continue reading

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Mary

I have bit off more than I can chew this month.  I agreed to too many music playing obligations and have not had the time to practice everything like I should.  I love playing the piano.  I love it more … Continue reading

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The Boar’s Head

As I type I am chaperoning a rehearsal for my son’s madrigal dinner performance at his school.  Inches from my computer is a giant paper Mache head of an abnormally large pig with an apple in its mouth! I love … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

A new beginning is upon us; Advent.  It’s more than just a calendar and a countdown.  It’s a time to get ready and prepare for something.  Something big!   Definition:  Advent (noun) æd vənt – 1.  The arrival of something … Continue reading

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Open Heart

What an interesting week I had!!!  Physically, I had been feeling run down and Sunday night it all came to a head when I was admitted to the hospital with chest pain!  There’s nothing like a physically malady to get … Continue reading

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Out of My Mind

I have always wondered why I have such a difficult time putting faith into words.  It seems that speech or the written word is inadequate for explaining something as abstract or intangible as faith.  It’s a subject that can mean … Continue reading

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