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About apronheadlilly

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

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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Chapter 28

Harper felt someone slip into the chair beside her. She didn’t open her eyes, though, until she felt a hand pat her knee softly. When she looked up, she was surprised to see Ava. She felt herself immediately stiffen. Typically, … Continue reading

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Chapter 27

The next week was filled with time at the shop, cleanup of the duplex, and the arrival of Blaise’s mother June and her sister Elise. It was a whirlwind of activity that was a good diversion for Harper. Easter was … Continue reading

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Chapter 26

Harper hopped in her little Honda, and Blaise followed her back to the house in his truck. He waited till she had successfully opened her door, then with a wave he was gone. The smile she left him with faded … Continue reading

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Chapter 25

Harper and Blaise ate their food in the pleasure of each other’s company. It was hard to talk with the loud music, and they at times had to raise their volume a lot just to be heard, but it was … Continue reading

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Chapter 24

Oral surgery done, so back to the story! 😛  Ch. 24 Harper turned around slowly almost feeling like she had been caught stealing from her own shop. “You’re lucky this pacifist didn’t tackle you as an intruder!” He laughed. “I’m … Continue reading

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Chapter 23

Harper sat for some time soaking it all in. She knew God had touched her, and that lifted her spirits, for sure; but it was hard to understand it all. She had felt presence before, years past, but never anything … Continue reading

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Chapter 22

She contemplated ignoring the text, but decided against it. She voice-texted back: “Recovering from migraine, but okay.” Blaise texted, “May I come in and pray for you?” Harper thought for a minute. She decided that friendship trumped disheveled, as well … Continue reading

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Chapter 21

Harper woke early Friday morning with a raging migraine. A low-pressure system was rolling in; and though she saw herself as the human barometer, she had not had one quite this bad in a long time. She made herself get … Continue reading

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