A Thanksgiving Thought

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We and life are spectacularly flawed and complex. Often we do not get our way, which I hate, hate, hate. But in my saner moments I remember that if we did, usually we would shortchange ourselves. Sometimes circumstances conspire to remind us or even let us glimpse how thin the membrane is between here and there, between birth and the grave, between human and the divine. In wonder at the occasional direct experience of this, we say, Thank you.

– Anne Lamott’sΒ Help, Thanks, Wow

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! XO

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