Courage

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This world of ours is so big and so small all at the same time. Another mother paces the floors at 2 am with her wailing babe, exactly as I […]

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A thousand days passed between the news of a brain tumor at age seventeen and the joy of true healing. Just one year after being emotionally broken by community, I […]

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“Prison,” she said after sharing with me how desperately tired she was, “is starting to sound really good.” She wasn’t in danger of being convicted of anything, unless exhaustion is considered […]

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I got a package in the mail full of sticky notes, each of them written by a different student at a camp where I had served earlier this summer. Words […]

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We spent six days in northern Michigan lake country with no Internet, cell or data connection. No suffocating sense of competition or comparison either. Gets a girl thinking real hard […]

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Two weeks after I graduated from college, I moved to Orlando, Florida. I knew three people who lived there and I set off on the adventure with only the items […]

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I can still see us, sitting in a circle in a living room. I think it was my living room, but it could’ve been someone else’s. We had just begun […]

Brightness by Holley Gerth

She slides into the seat across from me at a busy restaurant. I can see the tiredness in her eyes. She’s in a tough season. Many women would have given […]