An Unexpected Invitation

I sat at the table on the lawn outside my door, the warm October breeze ruffling the pages of my journal as I filled page after page.

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Come Along, Little Girl

Her presence is just out of reach. I try to access her inside of my head, but I do not know where she is.

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Dating, Redemption, and Restoration

We sat across the table from each other in a quaint hole-in-the-wall Japanese restaurant.

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Recommit and go again

Our first year of marriage wasn’t what I’m assuming many newlyweds experience.

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Love Believes in Second Chances

Thursday morning, I sat in my sunroom with my first cup of good coffee in what felt like a lifetime.

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Welcome and Invite Them In

Thursday we moved our oldest son Tim to Chicago, where he will be student teaching this year in an urban high school – the culmination of his preparation for the calling he feels to teach in the inner city.

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Mimicking Bravery

Walking up the stairs towards the 4th grade classroom I take in the architecture and the smells of this old place, the large staircase with it’s carved handrail and the wooden door to the classroom feel like they belong in an old movie. 

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The Work is to Believe

One week after graduating from college, I met with a therapist for the first time.

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