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The simple life

In the states, whenever there’s rain, the world pretty much stops.  At least that’s the case for many residents of southern California.  Kids don’t want to go to school, adults don’t want to go work, people try to put things off until the weather is… 625 more words


Summer Submission

Dear Reader,

At the end of Spring I created a goal for myself: to submit something to a literary magazine before the end of Summer. In January, I also decided that for me 2014 would be a year of change. 190 more words

Personal Life

Learning from others

My first grade teacher was gentle and patient.

My second grade teacher’s lipstick was always a bit crooked.

6th grade our teacher read scripture in class and I could tell she was a church-going, faith-believing person beyond her reading scripture. 438 more words


Be Muzzled.

“And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught. And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes. 683 more words

Patience and Perseverance Pays Off!

Pain. Frustration. During my run, it’s all I could focus on. Why am I doing this? My mind wandered and I became fascinated with the foliage. 362 more words

Weekend Run

Redemption's Breath

Redemption’s Breath

(for Taylor Hill)

Beauty beyond reason,

Storied past, paths

And tears flow springs,

Yet Redemption’s Breath

Shows the bigger picture

For things meant for destruction… 114 more words