Category Archives: Friendship

  1. Burying the Cake – and the Alleluia

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    November 10, 2018 by lucieromarin

    I’ve been ironing baby-clothes and thinking about this post by Dorothy Cummings McLean, in which she writes about what it …
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  2. Stay Out of My Sleep

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    October 30, 2018 by lucieromarin

    People can say what they like about putting things behind you and moving on, but I’ve yet to find a …
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  3. The Glass I Cannot Throw Away

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    August 23, 2018 by lucieromarin

      This is the glass I cannot throw away. It sits next to my sink. I can’t use it (the …
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  4. On Turning Forty

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    July 18, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Single women raised in conservative communities dread their fortieth birthdays. (I don’t know if the same is true for men; …
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  5. Wounded Witches, Pro-Life Pagans

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    June 11, 2018 by lucieromarin

    When I turned fifteen, a Catholic adult gave me a book about how to summon demons. It was based on …
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  6. Thread as a Primitive Magic

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    February 25, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Once, after a session of spiritual direction, I took my crochet hook and my yarn from my bag. “Do you …
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  7. “Then They Won’t Hate Him So Much”

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    February 14, 2018 by lucieromarin

    I had been catching up with a seminarian-friend, one who had also met my director years past. As we walked …
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