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About apronheadlilly

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

A Henri Nouwen Quotation

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The basic meaning of care is to grieve, to experience sorrow, to cry out with [ .. . . ]  We tend to look at caring…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience #2

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The wagon I used for the weathered shot, I used here, too. See it is degenerating more and more as we speak! (Interesting that I am not allowed to post pics on this blog anymore since I filled up my … Continue reading

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In Black and Light

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A candle to push back the darkness, but the tricky thing is that as light comes it burns, burns the imperfections away–ashes left behind. Can I not have the illumination without the pain? The process? If…

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Happy New Year

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N ow has accelerated through another day, another week, and E very moment I thought I had left has evaporated into yesterdays W ith unfinished to-do lists and unmet obligations.   Y et with this new…

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Merry Christmas to All!

Wishing all of my blogger friends a joyous Christmas! We are still sick and hoping the bugs die off quickly so we can start 2018 in robust health. Joy to all!

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My Voice Outstretched

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For me, singing is like following a rainbow through black rain. It is like crepuscular rays that rupture leaden skies. Singing is like walking in an unmarked place, lost, not sure of prayer or path and…

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Twas the Mess Before Christmas

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‘ Twas the mess before Christmas, and all through the house not a thing was in order, not children, not spouse.   The stockings were thrown…

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The Wonder of Angels

I remember as a young girl a big painting reproduction Mom and Dad had hanging in their bedroom. It showed two young children crossing a rickety bridge, looking scared and alone in the dark; however, unseen by them was a … Continue reading

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A Bit of This About That

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A Facebook friend posted an article link in which the writer very methodically went down a list of why people post certain things on FB (and by extension, I would assume, any social media) and what…

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There is a season, turn, turn, turn . . .

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