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Christmas Through a Different Lens – No Room at the Inn

I have grown a little too talented over the years with worrying more about my to do list than a need in front of me. It’s a problem. As I imagined Mary and Joseph arriving in Bethlehem, I imagine the chaos that must have been this town with everyone coming home. Rome wanted to account for its citizens, and Joseph and …

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Wings and Roots

Joining a flash mob of writers over at Lisa-Jo’s for Five Minute Friday. Today’s word? FLY It’s a season of growing pains. Of feeling so uncomfortable in my own skin that I want to crawl out and escape and then realizing that’s exactly what I have to do to be free. My inclination is to run. To hop a plane and fly …

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Together

I’ve never accomplished a significant task on my own, and I’ve never experienced a significant moment without people dear to me nearby. It’s the moment a song we wrote as fourteen-year-olds becomes a song we can still sing together in our twenties and the coffee dates span years of acne and immaturity to young adulthood. It’s the people I learned to march …

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