Love Like You’ve Never Been Hurt …?

I’ve heard this Love Quote said both ways:   I think they’re both dumb. (That sounds harsh, I know) Of course, I enjoy the pretty pictures and the fantasy sentiment. And I like the often-accompanying messages about dancing like nobody’s watching and singing like you don’t need the money. I get it. It’s all about living from the heart and in the moment. But, the thing about being hurt… well, I think the existence of past and future hurts can enhance a partnership, not detract from it. To quote Glennon Doyle Melton: “Grief is love’s souvenir. It’s our proof that we […]

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Where To Put The Love?

Raise your hand if you’ve seen the movie, Magnolia. (Just kidding, I can’t see your hands anyway.) It’s been several years since I’ve seen the flick, yet it remains one of my all-time favorites. Call me crazy, I really like exquisitely sad movies that expose the raw, real, messed-upedness of our humanity. It’s a beautiful thing. One of my favorite scenes is this one…

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A Song For Saturday

I like the weekends again. There was a time when I didn’t, a time when I hated having so much unscheduled time on my hands. That was back when I constantly needed to be propped up by other people and therefore I was never more than a few inches away from my phone. Facebook, Twitter, email and text messages from caring friends and family members sustained me in the days when I couldn’t eat. And I am so grateful for the support they provided until I could make it on my own.

For a few days I’ve been toying with the idea of posting a song on Saturdays… something uplifting for anyone who might be struggling through the weekend. That was my intention today. However, I got a little sidetracked and stumbled upon this video.

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