Author Archives: apronheadlilly

About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower

In You, O Lord (Lilly’s Amplified)

In You, O Lord, do I take refuge; I run to You when the darkness closes in, when chaos comes, and my own best ideas about shelter fail. let me never be put to shame; let me not be disappointed … Continue reading

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And this is love . . . (Lilly’s Amplified)

My dear brothers and sisters, you, me, everyone, take note of this: Are you listening? Pay close attention! Everyone should be quick to listen, to the reasons, the evidence, and the pain on all sides, slow to speak, not jumping … Continue reading

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And Yet

I am sure, confident in my banked experience, my accurate perception, and in my ability to determine how what I see and hear interconnects with all the memories, retained, recalled, and relied on to make sense of my world. I … Continue reading

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Not Home Yet

Originally posted on Apronhead:
Walking in shadows, occasional whispers of light remind me I am indeed in Him inadequate, but on the path to home. The yearning, the longing, keeps doubt in check— somewhat, somehow, hoping that someday what we…

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Upside-down World

Originally posted on Apronhead:
When what was and now is not happens in a wisp of a moment, when friends become foes, exchanging their trust for biting and isolating words, then it is plain to see that we are living…

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Rescue Me!

I have been away from my blogs for a while. If you don’t see me soon, then come rescue me because the grandkids probably have me tied up in the closet!

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Seeing with New Eyes

I had cataract surgery done a week and a half ago. I chickened out last year–something about a knife near the eyes bit! But I was getting desperate, so I did not read any contraindications and just went for it. … Continue reading

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I Was Once a Thief

I was once a thief, deliberate, conniving, and unrepentant. Sort of. I got twenty-five cents for a weekly allowance, and it was the good old days when that kind of coin really meant something. Well, . . . not really. … Continue reading

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Once Again

These witchy trees, bare and lifeless, cold and leafless: One might wonder where life has gone and if all hope is gone, receded into the dark earth. But in one moment, that gifted second, a nub of green sprouts, a … Continue reading

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Upside-down World

When what was and now is not happens in a wisp of a moment, when friends become foes, exchanging their trust for biting and isolating words, then it is plain to see that we are living in an upside-down world. … Continue reading

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