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A Song & A Kiss

I was in a deep sleep. A sweet sleep, but not deep enough to block out the cries of my little boy. Those types of deep sleeps no longer exist in my world. I crawl out from under the warmth of the covers, fumbling to find the floor, my wool lined slippers and something to… Continue reading A Song & A Kiss

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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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Father

He didn’t have to do it… But he did. It didn’t start with long chats about one day bringing home a baby girl, or a choice to do our part to try and make that happen. It didn’t start with I wonder if she’ll look like me or you, or what colors would look best… Continue reading Father

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Calamity

The road to Christ is paved in a heap full of grace and a mighty splash of mercy. He to us and us to others. For we cannot display to the world the ultimate riches and glory of the cross until we live out it’s true meaning. The cross is the portrait of the ultimate… Continue reading Calamity

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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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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