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Precious Lives

It was a beautiful Saturday morning. While the gentle breeze still contained a bit of a chill, it was warm in the sun. The crocuses and daffodils were beginning to appear, not just green stalks anymore, but colorful flowers, a sure sign of spring on the way.

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Why I Refuse to Look

I know that if I look, I will see children growing up in circumstances that children should never experience. I will see parents making impossible choices that parents should never have to make. If I look, I know that I will feel. I will be heartbroken.

Flourish, Refugees

An Oppressive Cold

The car was on, heat blasting, as the dashboard thermostat read 11 degrees. I threw the bags in the trunk and ran back inside to get some respite from the cold. Why hadn’t I grabbed my coat before hurrying outside to start the car and wake it from its overnight freeze? I called upstairs to my daughter in my normal, frantic, is it really that time already fashion.

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TRUE JUSTICE

I’ve been thinking a lot about the word “justice” lately. Perhaps it’s because justice doesn’t appear to be done as readily as it should. It’s a notion that alludes more often than not as evidenced by this broken world in which we live.

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