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The painting that currently hangs in our living room, above the mail and the keys, is an unfinished watercolor that …


Wow, what a week. On Monday, I was overwhelmed by the personal stories of the world crashing in on so many fellow Americans—along with the wind and waves and fire and Hurricane Sandy. Americans who, days earlier, had been walking through their everyday ordinary, plain-jane lives, never suspecting the great losses that were just around the corner. Because we never do.


It was not an ordinary day.

But I’m thinking it’s probably all pretty normal for a season of transition. And I happen to know that shaky places like this can lead to stronger ones. Seriously, like boot camp.


This is the time of year when having a bleeding heart is less about pain and more about possibility. Here’s …