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Chapter 43

The hospital released Harper on the Saturday afternoon before Easter with strict instructions to get plenty of rest, to not lift anything over five pounds, and to make a follow up appointment with her doctor in one week. She was … Continue reading

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Chapter 41

The afternoon dragged on, but not because she was waiting for Blaise to return. Actually, she had a certain amount of dread in that regard. For as hard as she had fought to keep her feelings in check, they were … Continue reading

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Chapter 40

Harper woke the next morning with the most clarity yet. A nurse came in to get her up for some chair time and remarked, “I’m surprised your man isn’t here yet. He has barely left your side.” “Oh, he’s not … Continue reading

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Chapter 39

Harper gained more mobility over the next few hours. Her speech was a little garbled, but really not that bad, considering. The doctors were calling her their little miracle because even if she regained consciousness, they weren’t convinced she would … 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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