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Are you okay? They see you cry. They see you fall in a fast, steep crumble. Are you okay? There’s so much to fear, so much to worry about. They roll up their sleeves: what can be done? Is it going to be okay? Dunno, you say. //// Maybe not. Maybe it will hurt for […]

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“And now you ask me through your tears, the age-old question through the years: Heredity or environment, which are you the product of? Neither, my darling, neither. Just two different kinds of love.” //// {via} Who am I? Why I’m here? I’m here because he saw her. They said yes to adulterous passion.  It’s simple […]

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Yesterday a friend posted on Facebook from April Fiet about not praying for her children’s future spouses.  After some comments back & forth on the Facebook post we realized we had some similar thinking about this which is not to give our children the idea that they aren’t whole people if they never marry.  Yet, […]

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A few weeks ago, Dave & I stepped into a cold, dingy, wooden, sterile court-room. I’d brought pertinent papers in a legal pad folder, with a soft, squishy front panel.  We waited for so long that I ended up sitting on my folder because my butt bones hurt.  Even to my behind, this room was […]

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“Grace, you are living in sin.? What does it mean to be living “in sin??  Ya know, as opposed to every human being’s regular old daily sin habit –lust in the heart, hatred, jealousy, etc.   Every day, each one of us -by the Lord’s standards- falls short blah blah blah. We all know the […]

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A few years ago, I worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as a Regional Black Campus Ministries Coordinator.  That meant I was in charge of overseeing all of IV’s black chapters, black staff & non-black staff working with black students in MI, OH, W. VA & Western PA.  I’d been doing work with black students specifically -by request […]

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There’s much to say…therefore I’ll keep this short. There’s much heavy.  So heavy I don’t even if know if I can organize my thoughts properly under the weight of it. It’s still Winter. Always Winter. Meshell, who loves me deeply -whom I love and trust deeply- says that the Devil has been trying to take […]

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I’ve been thinking about this idea of bravery for the past few days.  It’s interesting isn’t it, that you can be very, very brave in one minute and in the next minute inhale the deepest breath of fear you’ve ever had.  My emotions, regrets, longings for healing, epic battles they are all woven together like […]

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