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Bicycle Air

Hanging below on its rack

I’m afraid the bicycle has a lack

Of air in its tire.

Seriously i’m not a liar

Last I rode biding my time… 121 more words


Despite my Limp

A mother that looses her whole family to a degenerative disease; a small boy the sole survivor of a horrific car accident – extreme and tragic loss. 85 more words

Human Interest Stories

Courage to Endure

During my years as Family and Marriage Counselor, I have met people in the best of circumstances as well as in the worst. Not so much their circumstances as to HOW they dealt with events and life in general intrigued and fascinated me. 64 more words

Human Interest Stories

Redefining Society

A recent article in the Abilene paper discussed the problem of homeless children in the district, which is a growing concern in America. Two of the definitions for “homeless” were “sharing a bedroom” and “not having a place to study.” When did society determine it was a “right” to have a private bedroom? 319 more words

Doing What's Impossible by Thomas Martin Saturday

This past week my church, Redeemer Lutheran in Milwaukee, Wisconsin lighted up a new boiler to keep us warm this winter. We didn’t have the money to pay for what is a $64,000 item. 2,363 more words

The Faith Community

The Last Mile - Day 9

The Last Mile – Day 9

Today is about courage. My mom was an intensely courageous woman. When she was a young child, her teachers recognized her brilliance, and my mom skipped not one, but two, years of elementary school. 593 more words