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Tag Archives: hope

My Biggest Crush

Why two of them? They were identical twins, and to love one was to love the other. Basketball player tall. Pretty-man faces. Shock of black …

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God Sent Me Flowers

It was another wintry day. My preschool-aged daughter and I were grocery shopping. We had rushed into the store from the car to stay as …

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Sleepless Nights

I was having trouble falling asleep last night. So I tried to trick my racing thoughts into making sense. This is my poem for those …

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Consider the Sparrows

“Look, if you sold a few sparrows, how much money would you get? A copper coin apiece, perhaps? And yet your Father in heaven knows …

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Resurrection Hope

Dear God: My heart was so touched at Lupe’s funeral last night. The whole service was in Spanish—and I didn’t understand a word. Most of …

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Just Some Crumbs

When I was a junior in high school, I went through a minor case of depression. It started when I dropped out of my super-tough …

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What We Deserve

There’s a saying among would-be criminals and law enforcement officials alike that gets shared around. It goes like this, “Do the crime, serve the time.” …

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Choose Love

One bitterly cold February day driving from Wisconsin to Georgia, feeling dispirited by all the dissension and even downright vitriol in the country, I pulled …

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