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December Verbs

It’s a December Saturday.  One of the precious few in the busiest month of the year.  I’m drowning in unaccomplished Martha verbs- plan, cook, clean, trim, decorate, hang, shop, wrap, package, create, write, mail, wash, call… The phone rings.  It’s my in-laws.  And could the boys and I help with Stone Soup’s Christmas day camp

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Our Christmas Miracle

Estranged Separated by pain Despairing of reconciliation Ever. Our arms cross Like the walls we have built Impenetrable Yet stealthily, sneakily, hope tiptoes in Peeking around every corner of the heart To find desire It gathers the gray, meager fragments and offers them Pleading Believing The waiting seems endless Year after year And then In

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VIDEO: A Reading From The Christmas Song

On Christmas Eve, during the worship services at The Ascent Church, I read a piece from The Christmas Song, a musical I wrote for Brentwood-Benson in 2010.  I’ve posted the video below (thanks for my 8-year old son for being my videographer and my husband for playing such a perfectly beautiful music bed on the piano).

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Rosemary Khamati Helps Warring Tribes Reconcile

Reconciliation. Not an easy word. It’s long, tough to get your mind around, and even tougher to get your arms around. In fact, if you listen to it, it has the word “silly” in the middle. Sometimes our attempts at reconciliation seem downright silly. Preposterous. Crazy. That’s what I feel some days on this journey

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