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Broken record

(I wrote this piece five months ago. Rediscovered it today and decided to post it. The thoughts and feelings belong to that morning, not this one.) 608 more words


Ezra Chapter 10

Pull it together Ezra!

While Ezra is weeping and wailing, Shecaniah offers up some hope for Israel.  He proposes that they put aside the foreign spouses and children according to the Law. 753 more words

Bible Studies

The Fragility of Friendship

Maple tree on front lawn — end of summer colors

It is an odd feeling, writing against the current: difficult to entirely disregard the current — Virginia Woolf, …

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Women's Lives

First Anniversary

It was a year ago today that Lynn left this world. It was a year ago today that my life changed forever. It is hard for me to understand that a year is gone. 255 more words

Brain Cancer

Bouncing Back

Never underestimate the ability of a painful experience to undercut your self-concept.

That’s where I am right now– assessing the collateral damage after enduring a year from hell (if you are new to my blog, you’re gonna need to… 428 more words


Book Rec: Heroes of the Frontier

When I picked up Heroes of the Frontier at the library the other day (yes, I’ve started visiting the local library!) I caught the phrase “comic story” on the back cover but failed to notice that they were preceded by the word “darkly”. 435 more words



he followed her
and he wasn’t
so scared;
his feet didn’t
burn up in
mistrust and fear.

she followed him
and she let
his hand go; 28 more words

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