When the Cold is Worth It

When the Cold is Worth It

I came back home frozen. My whole body was stiff and that made me even more unsteady on my feet. I could still move, but I told my dad not to let go. He helped me back into the house. Slowly. Because my legs couldn’t go very fast. They needed time to thaw. I...
Beyond the Green Shirt

Beyond the Green Shirt

In all my sorting so far, I couldn’t give away this one green shirt. I went looking for it tonight before I remembered I wore it the other day. Fall is the time of year when this shirt cycles in and out my closet every week. It’s my favorite for this weird...
Freedom in Unlikely Places

Freedom in Unlikely Places

I laughed when he first walked up. Lunch was almost over and we figured he must not be working today. He was on his way out the door, but he sat down for a minute to catch us up on his family. It was a funny moment because he didn’t know we were coming and we...
The Tension to Trust

The Tension to Trust

It was easy for me to trust God about the whole college thing. I never questioned the going or not going. In my mind, the answer had always been I was going. This might surprise you, given the fact that my parents and I had a lot to figure out. The transition from...

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