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Earned

It was that kind of fight. The kind where you don’t just think you are right, but you kind of, actually are. It was disappointment and hurt all wrapped up in a beautiful bow. Not quite the gift we are ever anxious to receive. We all know relationships are hard work---not so much dealing with… Continue reading Earned

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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

Freedom · Posts on Forgiveness · Restoration

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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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

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Stripped

I love old Hymns. I mean the good-old fashioned, original melody, belt-it-out type Hymns with words so rich they can’t all be taken in at once. Every time you sing that ‘same old’ hymn, something new finds its way off the page and hits you right smack in the heart. And you belt the line… Continue reading Stripped