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We Have Risen

 I’ve always loved Easter Sunday ever since I was a kid. Was it the chocolate, my new patent leather Mary Janes, or the ceasefires my parents called actually speaking to one another. I can still see the lilac peeking from … Continue reading

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Susannah Lays Down With The Lamb

I cried every Easter as a kid because my mother served lamb. When she finally switched to ham, I was already in therapy.  Why a pig in the oven bothered me less remains a mystery.  But that lamb was another … Continue reading

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Incense Survivor

I read this term in an Anne Lamott book deciding it described my feelings toward Catholicism perfectly, being the recovering Catholic I am. It also reminded me, Easter is upon us.  It was always my favorite holiday, even now, at … Continue reading

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