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Posté par Noelle Fraser le jeudi, août 30, 2018,

25 years and counting,
Of love.

Happiness?
Sometimes.

Effort?
Constant.

Reward?
Hard won.

Tolerance?
Essential.

Learning?
Always.

Commitment?
Greater than expected.

Parents of the same children,
Never alone.

Pressure?
Intense.

Responsibilities?
Enormous and varied.

Compromise?
Endless.

Patience?
Often exhausted.

Mistakes?
Frequent.

Joy?
Intermittent.

Friendship
Long-time and loyal.

Understanding?
Grows.

Comfort?
Pervades.

Bouquet?
Improves with age.

Companion?
Preferred.

Future?
Forever adapting.

Guarantees?
Ever elusive.

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Last Post

Posté par Noelle Fraser le lundi, août 20, 2018,

Every position full,
Every skill possessed.

Each room already occupied,
No vacancy at the inn.

Everything already thought,
Everything already said,
Everything already written,

A million different ways.

The last remaining occupation,
The next big thing,
The last post,

About which there is much excitement,
But in which is invested little or nothing,

Is Lover

Of each other.

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(Not so) Radical Love

Posté par Noelle Fraser le vendredi, août 3, 2018,

How many times have you prayed for love and then not been able to receive the answer to your prayers?

You might not even be aware of how many times because you probably didn’t even recognize it as an opportunity for love.

Because we have VERY limited notions of what love looks like.

And incredibly high expectations.

And just to clarify right away, I am talking about love the FEELING and NOT the act.

Love that makes your heart feel like it is going to burst out of your chest. Love that makes you ...

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