The Tragic Optimist

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Zoe went to the ophthalmologist (I got it right on the first try, this time!) on Friday for another check up. She’s kind of a star at the office there. The receptionists all coo over her and greet her excitedly, and the other patients in the waiting room flirt along with her. The ophthalmologist thought …

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Lenten Exercise

It’s now the season of lent, the 40 days before Easter.  This is one of my favorite seasons of the church calendar, and a time of quiet reflection.  I usually try to find some way of marking the season – not necessarily the “giving something up for lent”, but something to focus on, and something …

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