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It’s not always easy, this road. In fact, a lot of the time it’s hard. But the deep depths pale in light of the high highs. And my friend was right. You can’t go back.   The sun poured down through the thousands of dead brown leaves clinking together in the trees, our own surround-sound percussion section. The breeze rustled the pages of my journal, and my friend Caitlin dozed with her… Read More

He gave them what they needed. He made His glory known through their pain. And ultimately He delivered them in the way and timing He knew was best. But never once did He miss a thing.    They found a spot on my dad’s lung a couple of weeks ago. It was just a tiny spot, about the size of the piece of grit that fell out of my shoe Tuesday when Heather and I… Read More

It feels heavy today. I thought that as the fog piled up around me in the wee morning hours, clogging the headlight beams, tossing itself over my car like one of those dense blankets you throw over a fire to smother the flames. And inside I felt a little bit smothered. Life unleashed a lot this week. And I wasn’t ready. Do you ever have those days or weeks when you feel… Read More