In My Heart, Short stories/Poetry

The Gift Left Under the Tree

Though we may not say it, we all want peace. Though we may not admit it, we get tired. Though we may hide it, we yearn to be loved, understood, and forgiven. So while we’re out shopping for gifts to give to others, God hopes we remember the gift He gave to us, And finally unwrap […]

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Short stories/Poetry

A REAL Thanksgiving

Holiday turkey carved by the hands that stabbed me in the back; Casserole dishes served by the hands that slapped me; Desserts prepared by the  hands that left me bruised; Table seating family looking on with the eyes that burned me and the smiling mouths that bit me. I pasted on the smile I practiced […]

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