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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower

Chapter 37

Harper had no concept of time—or even space; but little by little, she became more aware. Whether she was floating, flying, or still, she couldn’t tell. She felt contained within a blue-black sheath, not crowded, but definitely restricted. She wasn’t … Continue reading

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Chapter 36

Blaise cut the question time short to allow people to pack up their food items and get on the road. It was still only sprinkling outside, but the wind was getting stronger, obviously blowing in a bigger storm—the death throes … Continue reading

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Chapter 35

People started arriving with their food about 6:30, and Harper worked hard at getting proper places for every item, displaying them in as pleasing a manner as she could. Several came in crock pots and needed to have electrical outlets, … Continue reading

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Chapter 34

Since Harper had to work Friday, she decided to bring all her supplies for the potluck with her and not bother going home. She had the paper goods and the metal cutlery; she also brought fixings to make some chili … Continue reading

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Chapter 33

“I believe like a child that suffering will be healed and made up for, that all the humiliating absurdity of human contradictions will vanish like a pitiful mirage, like the despicable fabrication of the impotent and infinitely small Euclidean mind … Continue reading

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Chapter 32

Even with the last rumblings of thunder from the previous afternoon storm, Harper rested well that night, a strange peace having come over her. Seeing Ava in a new and healthier place was encouraging. And she knew that she too … Continue reading

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Psalm 61:1-3–Lilly’s Amplified

Hear my cry, O God; my cries wet with tears, sometimes quiet, sometimes raging, but always desperate. listen to my prayer. Let not my feeble words fall on deaf ears; let not my groanings fail to rise higher than my … Continue reading

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Chapter 31

Blaise swung his backpack over one shoulder and then gave Ava a big hug. “Hi, Ava. So, have you come to help us with the yard work?” “Not a chance, but thanks anyway.” She smiled and Blaise brushed by her … Continue reading

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Chapter 30

Harper woke the next morning with not exactly a hangover, but certainly an afterglow of the previous evening’s events. Even when she had been involved in church and worship music, she had never really had the kind of encounters she … Continue reading

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Chapter 29

As often as Harper and Blaise had talked, and even talked about spiritual things, Harper had never really seen him like this in teacher / preacher role. Even when she heard part of the sermon the week before, she was … Continue reading

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