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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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Laughter Planter

Each day, I gather things that I found funny, collecting them like seeds to plant for you, and whether your mood then be gray or sunny, I hope some make your laughter blossom too. It may be small, unlike a … 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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Droplet Self

A droplet born one day inside a cloud, began its fall to Earth and was afraid of freezing into snow that would be plowed and wished that in the cloud it could have stayed. While wind tossed it all through … Continue reading

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Grocery Story

for Courtney As I laid out my groceries to buy, the cashier commented that my things were some favorite things of hers, and quickly I recalled the famous song and said to her that my things didn’t rhyme as in the … Continue reading

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