Tag Archives: Relationships

Reunion, a Sabbatical Story

What does it mean to meet again? After months, or years, or decades, to encounter another that we have not seen, or kept fully in touch with, especially one we once knew well, one we were close to, who knew … Continue reading

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Zugzwang

By the time we sat in the room where life turned from what was, to what would be I had barely begun to believe there was a game, and we were players there was a strategy, and you intended to … Continue reading

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What Comes Next

Reading – from Alain de Botton’s 2016 essay, “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person”   It’s one of the things we are most afraid might happen to us. We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it … Continue reading

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Not Just Any Relationship – 5 Jagged Rocks Post #4

“Stones, timber, though squared, hewn and polished, are not a house,  until they are compacted and united; so saints or believers in judgment of charity,  are not a church unless orderly knit together.” (Cambridge Platform, 1648)  For a while, in … Continue reading

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Time to DTR

Reading – “Seeing People” by Brene Brown, from Daring Greatly  Last week, while getting my nails done, I watched in horror as the two women across from me talked on their phones the whole time, employing head nods, eyebrow raises, … Continue reading

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