Long, long ago, when I was in elementary school, there was a magazine titled CALLING ALL GIRLS. There was a reoccurring segment in that magazine titled “Was My Face Red!” girls wrote in about their embarrassing moments. I suppose it was to offer girls support by acknowledging th…
No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends… John 15:13 The year is 1918. Private Ivan McGruder Weathers, my grandfathe…
Jeanne Finan
First, let me say thank you. Thank you for reading my blog. I enjoy writing it and I hope you enjoy reading my random reflections here on Cold Coffee W…
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Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, often says, "If it's not about love, it's not about God." We need to remember his words when w…
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Joni Mitchell sang about them… Rows and flows of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air And feather canyons every where I’ve looked at clouds that…
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I had a disappointment this week. It wasn’t anything big. It was quite minor really, but disappointment is still disappointment. I am always amazed tha…
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I learned a new word this week: diastema. If you check the OED, you will discover the origin is from a Greek word meaning an interval or space between,…
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I first discovered the poetry of Langston Hughes when I was in high school. I can still remember the corner in the library that held the poetry books. …
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