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rebbecca-hill's picture
Jan.11.2012
How did I come upon this book I ask myself?  It turns out Julian Barnes was awarded the 2011 Man Booker prize for this small but quietly potent book. But I think by now that is old news. That didn’t matter to me and in fact it did not seem to stir upon my consciousness. Now that I know, I...
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Dec.30.2011
Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany herald the New Year with a look back and a look forward. Listen at World Talk Radio Network: WTR: http://www.worldtalkradio.com/worldtalkradio/vepisode.aspx?aid=58594   Starstyle Archives: http://starstyleradio.com/RADIO_SHOWS/Starstyle_Radio/Entries/2011/12/...
annette-talbert's picture
Dec.10.2011
  If we are, as Ashley Montagu says, "the carriers of culture," and we do indeed carry Christmas, it behooves each of us to DO, but not overdo. As we create magic for others, we must create space for us to know the moments too. Tis the season to be quiet...may you make the most of your Advent...
kelly-tweeddale's picture
Nov.25.2011
The Thanksgiving meal is over, visiting family and those who take residence here have dispersed and I find myself in a rare place of solitude.  Seeing my nieces and nephew in varying stages of teenhood and adulthood (they are all now in the double digits) is both fascinating and wistful....
amy-samuelson's picture
Oct.20.2011
  I want to have a serious discussion with you today about zombies. Although I like science fiction and fantasy, my identification with particular characters has never been strong. I’ve never felt the need to buy elf ears, vampire glitter, Star Trek uniforms, or Renaissance dresses. Perhaps my...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Oct.19.2011
I’m not any one thing: I’m not just a teacher, I’m not just a mother, I’m not just a painter, I’m all these things plus, and the more areas I can tap, the richer each one of the others will be.— Joan Brown (1938-1990) ** This past weekend included a trip to the San Jose Museum of Art . I was...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Jun.20.2011
I remember being a young girl; the time was shortly after my mother passed away. My introverted, quiet little self found solace in computer magazines. I have a dim memory of how that interest began. My stepfather and brother didn’t have a lot of money—a great debt was left to us. I wanted the...
rebbecca-hill's picture
May.02.2011
We keep interacting with each other, connecting—The elements and I. As I drove down the open road, lined with colorful, rustic homes, plentiful with trees and flowers, I felt that same goose bump feeling I felt the other day. I could feel the sun on my bare arm hanging out the window, while I...
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Mar.31.2011
So far I am enjoying my Kindle. I'm trying to think about what a morning is like with it. In the beginning I was worried about whether I should power off completely or just put it to sleep.  Little silly things. I decided after reading up about it that putting it to sleep is a little bit better...
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Mar.06.2011
Praise in Reflection Hello my Spiritual friend, It is during these up and coming weeks: that I ask of you, to provide some of your time to ponder these words as we are escorted ever closer to the moment, which shall never be repeated. I want to urge you, dear friends, to observe the goodness of God...