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A lesson in humility, confidence and grace.

When I started college, there was another freshman who by all accounts looked exactly like me. Or me like her. 768 more words


The Sermon on the Mount begins in Matthew five and extends through chapters six and seven. I love these chapters with Jesus preaching on how to live life. 681 more words

Blogging Through The Bible

Dear Knock-a-door run Child

Dear Knock-a-Door Run Child,

I know that our lovely colourful door is tempting and that it is lovely to knock. I know you like the sense of daring of knocking and seeing if you can run away before I see who it was. 355 more words

Other Perspectives #75

Hide the pain inside? In what organ? Via which… fluid? Everyone knows it hurts terribly to be ostracized. But you cannot be profoundly happy if your happiness depends on others. 213 more words

Ego, Consciousness, Thought And Reality

An open letter to the ex who threatened me

It was a Thursday morning and I kept getting phone calls from a number with an area code I recognized.

I often field calls from the same area code, for sources calling with news tips or people I’ve met in the field I want to stay in contact with. 1,059 more words


Two Weeks Notice

Today, I went to work expecting a boring day. Instead, I got a really depressing day. I work as a barista for those of you who don’t know. 536 more words

Literal Labeling

Last week, it was a friend’s birthday.  Friends have birthdays frequently, but, unless aided by the rare reference to the Birthday Database (read: Facebook), I normally don’t remember.  885 more words