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When my children were very young, they wouldn’t get up to get ready for school. I would pull the curtains aside to let morning light in. I would give them a peck on the cheeks, and say, “Rise and shine”, in a sing song voice.

It would take repeated efforts on my part to wake them up. Once they started their morning prayers, they began waking on their own. I stopped saying rise and shine, and totally forgot saying that.



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Daily Prompt: Set for Solstice
Today’s Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemishere). How are you taking advantage of the extra hours of light this time of year? Do you like it, or do you already miss earlier sunsets?


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