redemption

Witness To Suffering

Witness To Suffering 1920 1279 Caris Adel

We romanticize suffering because we know the weight of looking at it honestly will crush us. It’s why we have best-selling books about the London Blitz whilst barely taking in…

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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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How A Dry Drunk Dries Out

How A Dry Drunk Dries Out 1920 1280 Robert Alan Rife

Alcoholism is a persistent talker. It’s a playground bully, unsatisfied unless fists are drawn and blood flows. The drunken uncle whose continuous taunts to pull his finger are more about…

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The Difference a Year Makes

The Difference a Year Makes 1685 1071 Robert Alan Rife

(Disclaimer: contains mature language and themes.) This time last year, my wife and I were photo-whoring and shaking fairy dust out of our heads. We had just returned from a…

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Sounds Of Redemption

Sounds Of Redemption 1920 1301 D.S. Martin

The scraping of old paint from furniture stripping it down to a grain of truth  The mashing of over-ripe bananas to be baked into muffins or bread The scratching of…

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None But Breeze (Freedom Of Recovery)

None But Breeze (Freedom Of Recovery) 150 150 Rory Fry

I feel it coming on the breeze… A wealth of shivers Renews my identity Harsh like a torrent Licking my misery Call it a balm I call it “Anemology” Uncovering…

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Grace Comes To Us (With Blistered Feet)

Grace Comes To Us (With Blistered Feet) 150 150 Jay DePoy

I once heard a story about an old missionary. He had been afflicted with such a spiritual dis-ease that keeping the Grace of Christ to himself was no longer an…

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The Madman And The Poet

The Madman And The Poet 1600 1600 Nate Currin

A MADMAN’S REDEMPTION CALL   NATE CURRIN The Madman And The Poet 12 Tracks / 45 Minutes Review by Jason Ramsey The nights run long, a sprawling sky of moonlit…

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The Color Of The Sunset

The Color Of The Sunset 150 150 Jay DePoy

She asked, “‘what color is the sunset, daddy?‘” it’s a fusion of orange and purple and black and blue. it’s the color of my heart as we speak the breath…

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I Believe (I’ve Lost Belief)

I Believe (I’ve Lost Belief) 150 150 Jay DePoy

I believe that I’ve lost belief in promises and choruses and confessions of faith and doubt that flannel graph stories of redemption can be recapitulated and monday follows a blood…

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Finding Freedom In The Real Treasure

Finding Freedom In The Real Treasure 150 150 Eve Harrell

Once upon a time there was a treasure chest.  It was a beautiful treasure chest, lovingly molded by the creator and placed in an inner room.  It had graceful lines…

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Tears In Heaven

Tears In Heaven 150 150 Chimeka Garricks

  Editor’s note: This story is inspired by true events from the author’s hometown in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, but is fictitious by nature. It contains mature themes and some strong…

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