Tag Archives: change

Then, Now, and Later

The other day, I had the thought while brushing my teeth (this is optimal time for epiphanies) that if someone had told me about four years ago that I would end up going to college in New York City for … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of Freedom

“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by … Continue reading

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Holding Onto You

I was driving to pick up Jimmy from school, and I was crying. I mean, I know I tend to cry about pretty much everything (I had the perfect cup of coffee the other day that tasted somewhere between heaven … Continue reading

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Armor On

I sat in my bed with a cup of hot tea, listening to the quiet hum of the box fan in the window, towering above Pratt Institute, the morning still stretching its arms and rubbing the sleepers out of its … Continue reading

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Suitcases and Surrender

This morning my time with God was wonderful, refreshing, important. I’m learning, have learned, this summer about thanking God for answered prayers. Last night and this morning God answered so many prayers it’s overwhelming, even though some of them might’ve … Continue reading

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All The Difference

They had hijacked our canoe. After maneuvering the stream and catching crawdads, setting them against each other on flat rocks and watching them fight, Jacob, Douglas, and I had been marooned by the other numerous members of the Brock family, … Continue reading

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Constant

“Jimmy, can I read you something?” “Ugh, no.” He grinned at me. “Yeah, sure.” “Okay, it’s not this, it’s something else.” I had allowed Jimmy, upon his request, to change the document name of one of my short stories so … Continue reading

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