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Heather and I were sitting there at the table, hands curled around cups of coffee with homemade pumpkin spice, my feet kicked up in her purple chair when he came running in from the living room, sock feet slipping on the floor, out of breath, eyes wild. And he buried his face so deep in her shoulder that I wasn’t sure he could even hear her questions. “What’s going on? Are you… Read More

I can see it in my own life, the days I’m content, but also the days my eyes are raw, when I can’t seem to drag myself to the water’s edge. My thirst isn’t great enough. There’s nothing to push me to God on those days. The waist-deep water was clear to my toes, and I felt its cool cut clear to my soul. And all I could think was … how… Read More

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I’m up early this morning. Extra early. The kind of early that hurts. My eyes are full of sandpaper, but my mind is running all-out sprints, like it’s on an episode of Supermarket Sweep and trying to get to the diapers and “grind your own coffee” aisle faster than anyone else. It’s like those moments in college when you wake up and on the way to the bathroom bump into a friend who… Read More