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Inspirational

Truth over Trauma

When we were kids, we weren’t afraid to dream and we dared to believe anything was possible. Then life sought to prove otherwise and buffeted us (many while still children) with a stream of fast balls that left us dazed, confused, and traumatized. Few can boast, “I am the person I wanted to be when […]

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Inspirational

Going the Distance: Faith to the End

It takes courage to walk by faith, for it is not enough to be able to step out on what you believe, you must be able to endure. Peter, one of Jesus’ boldest disciples, asked the Lord to bid him to come out on the water after seeing Jesus walking on it. Imagine what Peter […]

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Inspirational

Truth that Changes Your Life

It’s amazing how much you put up with when you believe you have to. And I stress the word BELIEVE because that is what orders your steps. Let’s explore: If you believe you’ll never get that job, you won’t apply. If you believe he’ll never love you the way you want, you’ll settle for what you can […]

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Inspirational

Believing God Pays Off

God ain’t looking for an out, so don’t think you’re doing Him any favors by letting Him off easy. God is not sitting on the throne wiping the sweat off His brow saying, Whew, that was a close one. I thought she was going to push this all the way. No, God wants you to […]

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Short stories/Poetry

The Dreaming Tree

Though still young and unknowing, the sapling began to reach. Closer to the ground than to the sky, it extended its arms in expectation. One can only imagine what the young tree thought to obtain. It budded in spring and by the time summer arrived, leaves were as full as they come on a baby […]

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Short stories/Poetry

The Girl Atop the Hill

From up here everyone looks like toy people, smaller than my Barbie dolls, more like Legos. I see the top of their heads and there’s no particular pattern to their movements. They all believe they are doing something relevant, going somewhere important. But from where I stand, they are just scurrying dots operating within the […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Got Played

Played? How can that be since I don’t do games? My love is real Did everything my mama said I should do. Men like good girls so I played nice I smiled sweetly and batted my lashes “Thank you, ” I said demurely when he opened the car door for me; I gushed when he […]

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In My Head

What You Take for Granted

In all labor there is profit (Proverbs 14:23). All labor. Not just the kind whose wages you can deposit into your checking account. Unfortunately, that’s the one that gets the most praise. That’s the one everybody focuses on. All the other labor gets pushed into the background, irrelevant, doesn’t matter. We spend a great deal […]

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Short stories/Poetry

The Way Back Home

 Marissa lay, her head so heavy with torment, she could barely lift it off the pillow. Beside her Malcolm slept, snoring so loudly the sheets vibrated. Apparently, he didn’t possess the same cares as she. And why would he since he so effectively dumped them all on her.  Too many of Marissa’s nights were like […]

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