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Story Harvest

The Bear Tree

When I was a teenager, my parents, twin sister Laura and I lived in a 100-year-old, remodeled ranch house on 40 acres of rolling hills …

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Chain of Miracles

It was a peaceful Friday afternoon. Vases of flowers and cards filled with loving messages covered the polished table. The painful panic was just beginning …

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Dorothy’s Escape

What amazes me about people is that even though some are faced with seemingly insurmountable odds, they move ahead with courage and hope. I’m inspired …

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Staying Above Water

When I was growing up, my weekends felt boring and ritualistic. Since my dad is a pastor, we went to church, and then my parents …

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The Gift of a Baby

Ciara was our first child, born during the lazy days of summer when hopes were high and dreams weaved themselves into the fabric of our …

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Can God Use Me?

“Don’t give up! Keep pushing!” As I look into the eyes of this innocent woman, I know right away that I am far from home. …

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My Music Journey

I write music; always have. Since I was four years old and teaching my sisters the lyrics to my first hit, “sister came and popped …

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A Sting and A Hospital

My husband and I were enjoying a warm summer evening and talking about the trip to Steamboat Rock State Park we were planning for the …

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