Monthly Archives: July 2016

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When Agatha was here, she discovered a new facet of her spirit’s design.  I asked her to write about it.  What I want you to see is that she honored her emotions when her soul/mind could not understand them.  What … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #7


The modern view of God broadly begins with creation.  “In the beginning . . . ” The Hebrew, however, does not have the word “the” in the sentence.  It might well have been A beginning for this thing we call human … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #6


In childbirth, the mother and child begin the adventure as partners in a grand transition.  At times the trauma becomes so great that one or the other disconnects from the joint mission in order to focus all their resources on … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #5


Tell me if you know this one. You ferociously watch your schedule all week, knocking out the mandatory stuff and chipping away at the little things that could, perchance, intrude on your weekend.  You ARE going to have a BIIIIIIG … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #4


Megan was richly blessed with parents who exposed her extensively to classic literature, not pulp fiction.  Since leaving home she has continued to read widely, selecting her texts with an eye to the depth of the writer’s cognitive processes. Along … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #3


The book is written but the extras are not:  forward, acknowledgements, end notes, table of contents, index, ISBN, Library of Congress number, etc. It is like moving.  The last 1% seems to take 15% of the time and effort.   … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #2


Think of a Rubik’s Cube.  You can be nearly right.  You change one thing and suddenly have three new problems. The layout and design of a book is like that.  It is an ecosystem.  The proportions of the page, the … Continue reading

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