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Kiki

Being chauffeured around town in a stylish limousine, was always a dream of mine.  There was something so glamorous about the idea. I could envision myself all dolled-up, elegantly stretched out across the smooth leather with a bright, glossy smile on my face. There would be laughter and friendship, romance and prestige.  A night that… Continue reading Kiki

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Rise

Maybe this Easter Sunday your heart was feeling heavy. Perhaps your weariness and burdens made it difficult to celebrate the beauty of this day. You are grateful for the blood he shed, thankful for the empty grave, yet saddened by the broken lives and circumstances that seem trapped within the grave. Helpless behind the weight of that… Continue reading Rise

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Free

Bright, lights, white, needles, gowns, hair nets, apple juice, IVs…oh my! I do not have a deep affection for hospitals, not because they aren’t doing the world, including myself, a huge and meaningful service…but quite frankly, I’m a bit of a chicken and I don’t like pain. Every time I have to go to the… Continue reading Free

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Daddy’s

Dear Dad, Growing up, I always wanted to be just like you. I am sure you noticed how at the dinner table I would cut my food just like you did, keeping everything separate on the plate rather than mixing it all together. That’s how daddy did it, and that’s how I would too. I am… Continue reading Daddy’s

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Light

It’s been a record-breaking, mid-west kind of winter. Beautifully white and bitterly cold. Yet what I see hearts most hungry for—is light. Because with light there is the comfort of warmth, the beauty of new life, and the ability to see a little further and linger a little longer in the glory of each day. Don’t… Continue reading Light

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Treasure

She stared across the room at the girl who held the gift she so desperately wanted and dreamed of what it would be like to hold that beautifully ornate box in her hands. The jealously that welled up from deep within, caused her to believe with certainty that this gift was not deserved by its… Continue reading Treasure

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Found

I couldn't tell you what the speaker said that night What songs were sung Who I sat next to or what I wore Why I was even in that lecture hall But I can tell you, that through the brisk cold air the short walk back to my dorm room seemed like an eternity as the weight… Continue reading Found