No Coincidences

Whether it's the glow of the moon or the rays of the sun this is the image my husband and I are blessed to see each day. This time of year and especially today, Good Friday, I reflect back on a time in history far before I was born. I remember with tears, smiles, joy, …

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Frantic Floodwaters

Last night the skies lit up like a ball field and the thunder roared. Another thunderstorm and more rain. We were flooded and at capacity. The homes remain protected. The rising waters remained at bay for the moment. What would or could have been a moment of freaking out or being frantic we trusted and …

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Flash Flooding

Lightening cracking through the dark night sky, rain pinging the wall of windows like an out of tune wind chime, when at 3:42 a.m. alarms echo the bedroom walls. We are in the middle of a big thunderstorm. My husband and I love thunderstorms. The sound of the rain and the beauty of the lightening …

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Love Letters

Excitement stirs and my heart beats faster as I walk into our home this afternoon and see a note on the kitchen island. There's nothing small or micro about the love notes my husband writes to me or I write to him. They might be small in the number of characters, words or sentences, but …

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Faceless

Today my husband Mark and I went to the gun range to target shoot and qualify. While the paper silhouette targets are faceless, stationary and not a threat of life or limb they serve in the preparation and practice target shooting for if/when the silhouettes are exchanged for an actual intruder. God willing we will …

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Tender Heart

I awake each day and go to sleep at night as a miracle of God Through biopsy, diagnosis, surgery, and infection the disease did cause Treatment was decided, and foreign implants strategically placed “Never will I be as I was.”, as solemnness shows on my face I do not share my testimony for pity or …

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Beauty or Bait

Malevolent power that reaches far beyond invisibility of the possessor. It's goal, to seek domination. The only antidote is destruction of the ring. Like magic the inscription only reveals itself when placed in flames all the while it's so innocent. After all, it's just a gold ring. Do you believe in lucky charms? When I …

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