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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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After All This Time

One day slips slowly by, minute by minute, filling up its hours. One life slips slowly by, hour by hour, day by day, filling up its limits, bounded by health and will and intersection with others on this human path; … Continue reading

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Threads

How fragile are these mortal threads that bind us to one another, friends and family. That water would be stronger than choices made, that blood would be thicker than trouble. But these silken filaments made strong in adversity from without … 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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Stuck in the Middle!

How this giant, metal tube even makes it airborne is a mystery in the first place, but equally mysterious is how fellow passengers can for hours of motion and constant white noise be content to keep window shades down, eyes … Continue reading

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When I Was Young . . .

When I was young, I dreamed big dreams of earth and sky, of progress and promise. Context was safety, and I was so safe as to not know what real danger even looked like. Though it would not have been … Continue reading

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Purify

When real life gives you murders, injustice, pain, vigilantism, discrimination, betrayal, and the myriad other destroyers of the human spirit, we rail, we protest, and we grieve . . . and yet, when we seek some respite from the real … Continue reading

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Chapter 44

Harper woke to the good smells of something cooking in the kitchen. She put her warm robe on, grabbed the walker, and went out to investigate. There was Blaise adorned in one of her bright pink aprons. It was a … 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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