At The Beach On A Winter’s Day

We went to the beach after lunch when the temperatures had warmed up.  The sun was shining, the ocean was calm and smooth, the sky was blue and cloudless, and the air was so perfectly warm.  It was no longer cold and windy, sand pelting your legs. It wasn’t the powerful heat of the summer,…

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Faith to Walk Away

The stage was a mere platform, less than a foot above the crowd, and I had purposely invited others to share it with me. The student union ballroom was fully opened- round tables and rows of chairs and standing room only at the back. Over 650 people packed the space for the inaugural human trafficking…

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This Ordinary Life

It’s mid-December, and the children have left in a flurry for the bus stop. I stand in the kitchen, refill my coffee cup, and survey the damage before I get ready for work. The counter is covered with almost every condiment from the fridge and pantry—every base of breakfast and lunch prep covered. There are…

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