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What I learned in an (impatient) season of waiting.

On the afternoon of April 18th, 2018, I made a call to the maternity department at my doctors office. I’d been having contractions since 4:30 that morning. 542 more words

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Can I go there?

A while ago, I had the opportunity to speak to a child about summer camp.  Christian camping ranks high in the National Survey on Youth and Religion (NSYR) for what has helped children and youth grow most in faith.   403 more words

Wet feet, cold feet

Sandy had kind eyes, a black leather jacket, large eyes, several rings in each ear, and few in her nose.  She was confident and kind.  I met her at Central Presbyterian Church, at a BBQ on the front steps.   524 more words

Palm Sunday, missing the cross

I don’t remember where the idea came from, but on Palm Sunday I woke up to a donkey on the front lawn of the church.  Turns out it was Presbyterian.   673 more words

A community BBQ, and shoes

For several years now, I have attended a program at Central where, from November to March each year, hot meals are served to those who come.   808 more words

My Hope is not in my Husband

I remember it clearly, sitting in the mall parking lot with my husband of not even a year. There were tears welling up in my eyes and a deep aching in my heart. 793 more words

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The #1 thing you should never forget on Valentine's Day (even if you're single!)

I remember all too well the seasons of singleness in my life. Out of the 24 years I’ve been on this earth, 18 (and a half) of those years were spent as a single lady. 968 more words

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