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The Ketchup Incident

You have enough time. I have to remind myself of this often. I constantly fight the lie of the world that says there is not enough time. Because there is. When I was Hannah’s age, 13, I started a quote book. One quote that I penned decades ago has been pricking at my mind and tonight I flipped through the yellow-edged pages just to find this: “Don’t say you don’t have enough time to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given… Read more The Ketchup Incident


Today I learned in one of his speeches Martin Luther KingJr. quoted scripture from Matthew 10 and then said: Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve…You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love. I’m learning to serve. I want to stop walking by needs. I want to stop feeling a… Read more Serve.

finding space in my writing life

I wanted a perfect ending. Now, I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. Gilda Radner I first latched on to this quote in February 2008. At the time I added it to a post called “A Hiatus” on my first blog, Inspiring Readers and Writers. The post was titled “A… Read more finding space in my writing life