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The Sweet Mercy of Spring

Traveling down roads we’ve been on before can jar the soul. They can shudder us, shut us down. Because those road have a history—our history. Driving through a painful past can keep us from our horizon dreams. We get frozen on the … Continue reading

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When Grace Makes Banana Muffins

The bananas were black, wrinkled, rotten. Both children turned up collective crinkled noses. Ew. Those are gross! And then I suggested muffins. I love to bake. Or maybe I just enjoy the results. Most Saturday mornings you will find me in … Continue reading

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We Wear the Masks

I remember trips to the New Orleans French Quarter as a teen and then a seminary student. Amidst the street performers, beignets, and the Mississippi steamboats, table after table lined up the Quarter with merchants selling their wares. Each time, … Continue reading

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