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The Terrible Inevitable and Every Moment Before – My Messy Beautiful

In the kitchen, Evaline is laying on a flattened cardboard box on the floor with a marker-doodled, naked, baby doll. She murmurs excitedly and I catch a word here or there  as I stand by the sink, stirring my coffee. Look,  my castle! I love my sister. Oh,… Read More

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I went to my uncle’s funeral last night. Unlike the last two funerals I have been to, for the same family, in the past year and a half, last night felt like closure and peace. My uncle was ready. It’s not that he wasn’t a… Read More

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Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck,  write them on the tablet of your heart. ~Proverbs 3:3 My life is ordinary. It is filled with ordinary moments pressed together, bumping up against each new day with the same simple tasks. Wake, feed,… Read More