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About apronheadlilly

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

Run To

It’s like dead weight being dragged along behind, hindering the Now that has its own trouble enough. How to forgive. How to forget. Must; and yet . . . I think it’s finished, this letting go jazz; but then, all … Continue reading

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Another New Year

N ow is the time to take stock, to E valuate choices made—to right W rongs, to plan a way forward that Y earns to see others needs as E ven more important than the A ll-consuming passions of the … Continue reading

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I remember when . . .

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about memory. In overhearing a conversation about a past incident, I found it interesting that one person was so sure of the facts, the other not—at least not the “facts” the first person remembered. … Continue reading

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Standing Alone with Elisha

We all like to think that standing for something big would not be too hard because in a part of our head and heart, we know that we really aren’t standing alone– at least, really alone-alone. And yet, there are … Continue reading

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Collector of Words

I am a collector of words, a hoarder of fractured phrases. I scribble in the margins of my life words wild and wonderful that shout a divine “wow.” Other words I grind down fine as they seep into my belly, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Liquid

Originally posted on Apronhead:
I love water, but reflections in water is a fascination. ?

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After All This Time

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly Green:
One day slips slowly by, minute by minute, filling up its hours. One life slips slowly by, hour by hour, day by day, filling up…

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Betrayal

I have been thinking about betrayal lately— the splintering of trust, the shattering of expectation. You go along, accumulating pieces of relationship, of mission; and you collect a colorful and varied panoply that looks like truth, feels like truth, and … Continue reading

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The Gatekeeper

It used to be that we would send cards to remember someone on their birthday or anniversary. And though there are many advantages to the Internet and the connections we find in social media, it has also changed how we … Continue reading

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A thought . . .

In my Scripture reading this morning in John 18:28-29: “Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. By now it was early morning, and to avoid ceremonial uncleanness they did not enter the … Continue reading

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