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DANDELIONS

Near a local school, 12:30PM on this sunny Sunday, three little girls ran past me as I walked home from town. Two had hands full of dandelions; the third ran behind, calling to them—friends or sisters—to wait. 471 more words

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River Daughter by Charley Linden Thorp

I remember the day we died together on the green river in every single detail. It is not a memory or a dream, but a repeated reality. 2,024 more words

True Nature

Broken Hearts and Wounded Healers

Wounded people are all around.  It’s almost universal.  Living long enough means experiencing physical pain, injury, and disease.  But sometimes worse are the emotional and spiritual pains associated with deferred hope, failure, loss, abuse, affliction, desertion, betrayal, etc.   759 more words

Discipleship

ONCE UPON A TIME (PART FOUR)

What follows is (the 4th and final part of) a story about stories and the wisdom of a six-year-old girl. (Click to catch up on Parts… 626 more words

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The Strategic Power of Story

A recent publication from NPR details the memoriam of Michael Sharp, both a man and a name not likely known to many. This past Monday, his body was found in a shallow grave along with that of his interpreter, Zaida Catalan, in the Dominican Republic of Congo after having left two weeks ago to travel into the jungle. 695 more words

Reflection

ONCE UPON A TIME (PART THREE)

What follows is (Part 3 of) a story about stories and the wisdom of a six-year-old girl, written back when I was working my first of two internships for my master’s degree. 634 more words

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ONCE UPON A TIME (PART TWO)

What follows is (Part 2 of) a story about stories and the wisdom of a six-year-old girl, written back when I was working my first of two internships for my master’s degree. 794 more words

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