Category Archives: following through

Nobody Hears Me Crying

I responded to my old friend and she wrote back, using none of the responses I imagined in the mental conversation I had with her while writing. In fact, it was a good response, one that made me glad I’d … Continue reading

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An Old Friend Asks for An Update

A FRIEND I’ve lost touch with finds an old Christmas card and writes to ask for an update on the family. Based on her questions, I calculate the card to be from 7 years ago. I’ll hasten to let her … Continue reading

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While Praying, I am Reminded

WHILE PRAYING for the world, I am reminded of someone I need to make peace with. And what does it say, if while offering your gift, you remember? To first go and be reconciled. I prefer to stay and pray, … Continue reading

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