Tag Archives: Christianity

Soul Sibling

for Audrey Assad The only thing I knew of you—a song— told of your restlessness to rest in Him, the Lord for whom melodically you long, through lovely singing, as of seraphim. Then I discovered that you wrote and shared … Continue reading

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Corners

  For Laura B. You hate the world for being so corrupt, so full of malice and of selfishness, for all the bloody conflicts that erupt, for lives condemned to woe and senselessness. You keep on going for your family, … Continue reading

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Bulb Dialogue

At times, I have been proud of being bright, of giving light as if it were my own, like writers who enlighten when they write, illuminating what had been unknown. And though the light has flickered off and on, or … Continue reading

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Profession

For years, Love, I professed belief in You, expressing faith in You to everyone, to people whom I didn’t know or knew, yet looking back at all the things I’ve done so few reflect the faith which I professed, and … Continue reading

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Advisers

We love to tell each other what to do and offer, like a treasure, our advice, or talk about our elevated view that, unlike any other, should suffice to tell a person where they are and where they’ve been and … Continue reading

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Valentine Ashes

Since young men who weren’t wed made better soldiers, an emperor banned marriages for them. An empire’s weight fell squarely on their shoulders, their blood worth more than any engagement gem. Yet Valentine, a priest, in secret, wed men to … Continue reading

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Sanctity Obsession

Like someone who’s afraid of getting dirty, I feared the things I thought would stain my soul and spent my days in horror and in worry of all the sins that kept me from my goal of sanctity as of … Continue reading

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