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Sometimes To Stay Alive You Gotta Kill Your Mind

  I slung the diaper bag over my shoulder, along with my ebony Guess purse, the double set of straps weighing on my arm. James, the toddler Jake and I were babysitting over night, was all set and ready to … Continue reading

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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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Holding On To You

So, this is what has happened. There was a morning during our honeymoon that Jacob and I were making breakfast and listening to worship music, all in a remote cabin located in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. The song “Here With Me” … 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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Good To Me

Mom and I were on our way to Gracie and Jimmy’s soccer game. “He’s just so good to you, ya know?” she said to me, her eyes on the road. “I mean, He’s been so gentle with you this whole … Continue reading

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In Light of Great Things

I sat out on the back porch of my home in the Shire, stopping mid-sentence in writing a prayer out to God in order to savor the weather, which was a clean sunshine and an even cleaner wind. The trees … Continue reading

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Loyal

While I was down at Ft. Bragg, one of the women there asked me a question. Hannah, Beth, and I had the chance to spend an evening out with two of the ministry women, Stephanie and Cathy. The five of … Continue reading

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