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Followers and Friends

Followers and Friends

Two words seem to permeate our world like never before:  FOLLOWERS and FRIENDS.  These words are proclaimed with little thought to their true meanings and intent. Like a card-shark’s nearly invisible movement of hand, we deal these words off the top of our deck...
Repurposing Hurt and Pain in Our Lives

Repurposing Hurt and Pain in Our Lives

Life comes complete with things that weigh us down and get in the way.  Lately for me, those things come in the form of stones.  And I have decided to repurpose those stones of hurt and pain that appear out of nowhere and are an obstacle or nuisance.  Doesn’t...

SHADOWS

Shadows for the most part are simply dark, distorted, and at times, unrecognizeable images of the things or persons they are attached to. (My definition, obviously)  Shadows are fun when we are children.  I remember trying to run away from my shadow, trying to step on...

Don’t Settle for the Shallow End

For three of my elementary school years, my sis and I grew up in an apartment complex with a swimming pool.  We had never lived near a pool before so the concrete, chlorine-water-filled, rectangle was a heavenly oasis to us! I met one of my childhood best friends...

LET IT FALL

My favorite season is fall. Cooler temperatures, warm fires, toasted marshmellows, chili dinners with friends, colorful leaves, sweatshirts and fuzzy blankets.I absolutely love the changing colors! An artist cannot re-create on canvas the colors God  displays during...

CORNERS AND BARS

I have a confession to make. I have a “thing” for corners and bars. No, not those corners and bars! I am talking about the kind that is in my house.  I have this problem called procrastination.  I hate that word because it sounds so evil and criminal, so I rarely...