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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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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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