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A Solitary Figure

A Solitary Figure 1920 1280 Gayl Wright

With nightfall swiftly approaching, the air felt crisp and cold. A solitary figure was wandering, so frail, so tired, so old. It fluttered in the blowing wind her threadbare cloak…

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Summer

Summer 1920 1276 Jeremy Lane

The sun is forcing mid-morning light through the curtains by the time your eyes are open and the whir of the air conditioner is the only sound. What time is it?…

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First Day

First Day 1920 1280 Jeremy Lane

The alarm on the window sill begins to fade in and you slowly come to life and roll onto your back. You didn’t sleep well, or at least enough, because…

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So, What Now?

So, What Now? 1920 1279 Robert Alan Rife

Recently, I spent words lamenting my egregious fall from grace. It was egregious in the sense that I had all the tools at my disposal for such a thing not…

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When The Good Things Become Visible

When The Good Things Become Visible 150 150 Kaitlin Curtice

M no waben. Mno waben. I held my three year old son in the early morning light, held him in the middle of my room as he stumbled in after…

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When We Pray For Dying Children

When We Pray For Dying Children 150 150 Kaitlin Curtice

Last night when I couldn’t sleep, I got up to walk around the house for a few minutes before getting back into bed. I could hear the breathing rhythms of…

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Bright Possibilities

Bright Possibilities 150 150 Jody Lee Collins

“’sa bizzy pace, Boppa. “ “What’s that, pal?” “’sa bizzy pace. All zeese bepo.” “All these people. That’s right, it’s a busy place, buddy.” Allan Jenkins’ eyes scanned the airport…

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Daughter You Are Extraordinary

Daughter You Are Extraordinary 150 150 Eve Harrell

I have a great love for Roses.  Red, white, yellow, pink, they are all beautiful.  Oh, if I could only sit in front of a rose and watch it bloom. …

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Do You Want To Be Made Well?

Do You Want To Be Made Well? 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

(Identifying with the man in John 5) “Do you want to be made well?” The question posed to the man in John 5:5-9 appears rhetorical. We do not know if…

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Life Must Be Lived

Life Must Be Lived 150 150 JJ Landis

I found our kitty curled up sound asleep, nestled in a pile of blankets on the bed early this morning. So I let her be, and the bed remained unmade.…

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An Angel Dressed In Blue

An Angel Dressed In Blue 150 150 Judith Rost

  “Do not forget to entertains strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.” Hebrews 13:2 The loss and loneliness were unbearable. I found it…

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Duplication On Chromosome 16

Duplication On Chromosome 16 150 150 Jeannie Prinsen

As secret as silence as quiet as midnight at the eternal core of creation Your fingers knit invisible fibers something from nothing life from the void and You say it…

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