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Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

I am breaking up with my best friend. Even though we go way back, it’s time. I have been trying to break up with her for the past twenty years, but she keeps clawing her way back in. It may seem heartless to leave her behind. After all, I take her everywhere. She wraps around me like a second skin.  She won’t go without a fight. She keeps whispering in my ear. She shouts to my back. Are you sure?…

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Desperate 

Desperate 

I looked up and down the street. He wasn’t there. My toddler son was gone. After dropping a bag of groceries in the house, I had returned for my almost two year old son. Now he was missing. The sidewalk was empty. Every yard on the street was vacant. I began to scream wild, desperate screams.   The Lord is searching. He is desperate for us. He cries out for us. His voice isn’t always audible, but it’s always present….

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My Friends 

My Friends 

Friends are wonderful. During my lifetime, I have been blessed with many friends. I have had childhood friends that I have giggled and shared whispered secrets with. I have had college friends that I laughed with, commiserated with and studied with. I have bonded with young mothers. We shared first joys, first sorrows, and all those cute and exhausting moments of early motherhood. I have homeschool mom friends now, we share all the exciting and frustrating moments of teaching our…

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