Muse & Meander

Shaping a Genesis week from the chaos of my life

Preserving the good stuff

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer My husband thinks I have a problem. He may be right. Last year I was re-introduced to canning by my friend Kim. I’ve canned before, when my Gram was … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 6 Comments

Words that resonate–Kim Culbertson

People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world. Kim Culbertson 

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

To Write Love on Her Arms

I had never heard of the organization To Write Love on Her Arms. I learned of it through a blog called “Words of a Stubborn Girl“.   Stubborn Girl.  Ah, … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Not another suicide post. And yet.

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer I’ve done a lot of wincing this week. There are so many posts, SO MANY from people who have something to say about the death of Robin Williams, … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 13 Comments

Words that resonate–Anne Frank

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Why we choose suicide

The world is full of talk about suicide this week. There is a lot of poor information and many comments from people who haven’t been there. I have lost loved … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Just one? It’s not enough.

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer   My online writing group is a wonderful and encouraging community. I no longer write to every prompt-of-the-day, but I try to read what others write and I contribute … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 8 Comments

Words that Resonate–Jack Kornfield

In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go. Jack Kornfield

August 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Friends to the End of the Line

My friends over at Crosshair Press posted a wonderful discussion about friendship. Here’s the beginning… Some low blows you never see coming. Not because you’re stupid, or blind, or just … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

She’s a thief. Maybe I am too.

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer We have two cats. One is gentle and sweet, and likes to sit on my desk while I work. The other is a thieving scoundrel. Sydney is constantly … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 2 Comments


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