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Things That Go Bump In The Write

My mind wandered this morning to John 4 and the woman Jesus spoke with at the well. I’m often reminded of her when I look in the mirror in the mornings. Why had she come to this well to draw water alone? That was an activity the women usually did together. For safety. For social …

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Dear Insecurity, I never thought I’d be sitting here writing you this letter. In fact, I didn’t realize you’d taken up residence in my life at all until someone showed me a picture. And there you were – right in close behind me – photo bombing my life. You were in every frame. I just …

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Each day is a little easier. 21 days. 3 weeks today. And my heart is beginning To understand What it really needs, What it really feels, What it really longs for. This 40-day journey will continue Well past its Sept 24th end-date. Healing has no timeline. But I’m finding this time has been Necessary to …

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I’m a writer. Usually my poetic mutterings here reach the 6 of you who regularly (kindly) read me. But IRL I am on a team of writers for a major company who made a major announcement today. Within minutes the media picked up and ran with a memo we got 40 minutes prior. My job? …

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As I stumble upon morning, yet again, My throat parched,My eyes cluttered with matter,My heart half-awake –I reach for your Word.Well, first coffee; because…coffeeBut always your Word.And not out of habit.Well, it IS my daily habit, butThat’s not my motivation.No. My sweet, smiley,Southern-belle-heartDoesn’t always drink-in a“Good” morningSo easily.Whereas I don’t alwaysFeel “good” –It is good.Which …

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