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Planting Hope

Saturday, February 18th, 2017. Nearly 70 degrees. Again, I repeat: It’s February in Missouri.

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A Night To Shine

A Night To Shine

I have great memories from attending Prom in high school. I was crowned Prom Queen my senior year so who wouldn’t have...

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#MUSLIMSWELCOMEDME

#MUSLIMSWELCOMEDME

#MUSLIMSWELCOMEDME I find that if I read through my journals from my time serving in the Peace Corps in The Gambia, West...

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Writing with Friends

A weekly writing assignment shared with a friend has turned into a gift of words and stories. A number of months ago my friend,...

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The Joy of a Garage

Parked in our attached garage you’ll now find my car. Such a small detail to share, but full of meaning. And joy. As...

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Amazing Grace

Particularly close to God. Particularly close to God? That was the 10 minute free writing assignment that stumped me -...

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This is Our Life

This is Our Life

On the eve of our town’s fair, “Our World’s Fair,” as it's affectionately known, my daughter, Charlotte,...

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Dear Charlotte

Dear Charlotte

Dear Charlotte, I once wrote a letter a day for 40 days. Give or take a few days. During the season of Lent I gifted myself...

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Studies With Charlotte

I still remember the phone call. Somewhere around my third day in the office figuring out what it meant to be Pastor Kim...

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