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While I have made significant progress in my ‘taking the habit’ journey, today I want to share some revelation I’ve had regarding another part of my calling. Taking the discipline of the Hours, (also known as the Daily Office), was part of my monastic journey I tried to jump into right away.  Early research informed […]

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Well, my lovely clarsach arrived one week ago today.  It’s hard to believe it’s only been that long!  With care I have tuned, shaped my nails into plectrum and practiced for hours a day. She was expected to arrive earlier than this, and I’m committed to playing her on  Christmas Eve ( I committed when I thought […]

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A Harp for Christmas

It is gently snowing outside, and I’m listening to quiet instrumental Christmas music.  Some of it has harp music, and I am thrilled, but a little intimidated. Waiting at the International Parcel Hub in the UK is my clarsach, an ancient Scottish form of wire-strung harp.  It was lovingly built for me by hand using […]

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