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Run To

It’s like dead weight being dragged along behind, hindering the Now that has its own trouble enough. How to forgive. How to forget. Must; and yet . . . I think it’s finished, this letting go jazz; but then, all … Continue reading

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Another New Year

N ow is the time to take stock, to E valuate choices made—to right W rongs, to plan a way forward that Y earns to see others needs as E ven more important than the A ll-consuming passions of the … Continue reading

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Standing Alone with Elisha

We all like to think that standing for something big would not be too hard because in a part of our head and heart, we know that we really aren’t standing alone– at least, really alone-alone. And yet, there are … Continue reading

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Collector of Words

I am a collector of words, a hoarder of fractured phrases. I scribble in the margins of my life words wild and wonderful that shout a divine “wow.” Other words I grind down fine as they seep into my belly, … Continue reading

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Betrayal

I have been thinking about betrayal lately— the splintering of trust, the shattering of expectation. You go along, accumulating pieces of relationship, of mission; and you collect a colorful and varied panoply that looks like truth, feels like truth, and … Continue reading

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My Record of Wrongs

I kept diaries off and on as a kid, chronicling important stuff like supper menus, sibling squabbles, and crazy crushes; but it wasn’t until I began to travel and sing full time that I started journaling in earnest. Over the … Continue reading

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. . . for You

L onely . . . in this time   O f increasing unbelief, looking frantically, hungering, N ot for miracles, but for signposts that used to be so faith-clear, undisputed— E ver present testament, truth, surety, L ooking for sanctuary, … Continue reading

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I Believe

In the fog of moral confusion, in the grey of doubt and fear, when truth feels more like myth, assaulted by a pressing world with a million reasons not to believe, I believe. Faithfulness, truth. I hope in the promises … Continue reading

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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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