Seeing CC (reunions and worry)

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In my dream, I visited my friend at his office. I rarely dream him, and when I do it’s always for an office visit. His office always looks the same in my dreams. It’s funny how consistent it is, when it’s so vastly different from the reality (I have, in fact, been to his real-life office, albeit some years ago).  There’s always some mild sense of the disconnect between us; even in my dreams we’ve lost touch a bit. But even so, I always wake up feeling like it was nice to see him again.

That dreamvisit to that friend was probably prompted by the fact that I was going to be having lunch the next day with a mutual friend-and-colleague of ours, CC. Continue reading “Seeing CC (reunions and worry)”

faith, flotsam

Holiday prep

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I love Christmas. Growing up I loved all of it: the magic and the mystery, the excitement, the decorations and the music, and most of all the Christmas story. We didn’t go to church when I was growing up, not even at the “big” holidays, but I understood what Christmas meant.

I’m grown up now … and it means more to me now, though it took me years and years later to reconnect to that meaning. God so loved the world…

I love Christmas, the true Christmas. The secular aspects? Less enjoyable. Continue reading “Holiday prep”