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Laura de Jong

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Trilliums

There are trilliums by the creek behind my house.White trinities of soft joy in the evening light,scattered across the hillside…
May 19, 2022
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Wild Geese

The geese were a nuisance. But they were also fascinating. And we knew they were only being a nuisance because…
April 21, 2022
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Capacious

We are working to make hearts that are capable of containing much joy and much sorrow, hearts capacious enough to…
April 7, 2022
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Sanctuary

Taizé European Meeting, Rome, New Year’s 2012-13 In the cathedral, she lights a candle with a long yellow taper,her back…
September 30, 2021
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Blisters

The joke turned on me with a rather stunning swiftness.My brother and I had just set out on a three-day…
August 19, 2021