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About apronheadlilly

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

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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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Have mercy

Oh, Lord of the broken and heartsick, of the world weary and tumult tossed, have mercy. Oh, Lord of the fractured and failing, of the wounded and flailing, have mercy on us. May our beliefs align with Your truths, and … Continue reading

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These Carnal Threads

I look down at my hands and know that within those tissues and cells, blood is coursing, coming from, going to, minute after minute, circuit upon circuit. But where is my soul in this pink, freckled flesh? Where is my … Continue reading

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My “Post”: The Story of Stupid

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
There once was a fence—a white rod-iron fence— to keep big pines in from wandering the neighborhood, or perhaps it was to keep cars out from…

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