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One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

You’re down

You’ve fallen

The judgment

You feel, broken

You’re trying

You’ve failed

The judgment

You feel, imperfect

A failure… 119 more words

Poetry

Thanksgiving brings peace

Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:6-7

When tragedy strikes and there is no way to make sense of it or explain it away, I often find myself praying for “the peace that surpasses all understanding.” 253 more words

Prayer

death

“– there are 100 billion stars in the Milky Way and 100 billion galaxies in the universe. We,” she said, not meeting my gaze, “are nothing.” 641 more words

Bloody Wonderland

Welcome to the wonderland of blood
With walls of tissue and seams
Thus the story began,
The one that infected my dreams

To enter, you must use a code… 187 more words

Falling.

I’m a thousand feet high.
I face the sky as I fall.
Falling, into the plunges of sorrow.

Broken promises.
Casualties of expectations.
Mistakes of despair. 88 more words

Life

Everyone's Addiction

I’m sitting quietly in a small rectangular room, known as triage, easily crowded with just three people. I listen to the morning news and weather while a patient or patient’s family member speaks obnoxiously loudly on her cell phone down the hall. 1,760 more words