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Oct 27, 2014

Share Your Story: Designed to Work

His name was Tony. He wore the hotel-issued black shirt, the silver nametag, and the confidence of a man who'd been in his line of work for a while. "May I take your plate? Would you like more water? Is anyone here gluten-free?" He worked his way around our table,...
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Oct 24, 2014

Find New Life: Grace Found

The ebb and flow of days filter into my consciousness as the memories of the cycle of living are rehearsed. For me, memories mostly consist of hearts whose love left deep-rooted paths into my own. Isn’t that how it is supposed to be? We are meant to leave an imprint...
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Oct 23, 2014

Find New Life: Tending Hope

I bought a half-dead tree several years ago during an End-of-Season-Clearance sale at the hardware store. I knew better. But, it seemed a reasonable risk for the price. I dumped the short twiggy weeping crab apple tree out of a sad little plastic bucket and transplanted it near the rain...
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Oct 22, 2014

Find New Life: The Lesson of Second Place

In high school, I finished second in my graduating class. And while that may seem like an accomplishment, and I was indeed proud of it– still, it was second place. Not first. In college, I auditioned to be an emcee for a special show. I encouraged my roommate to also...
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Oct 21, 2014

Find New Life: The Power of Second Chances

I was raised a Missouri Synod Lutheran, courtesy of my mother. I was raised with a strong Protestant work ethic, courtesy of my father. Both of those influences fused me into something of an overachiever, although only for those things where I felt I had a chance to overachieve. Academics...
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Oct 20, 2014

Find New Life: Any Day, Any Season

I knew these days would come. I knew the lease would end and she would move. I knew the bellies would swell while mine stayed flat ish despite my swelling baby fever. I knew the leaves would change again and the temperature would sooth itself off the ledge of languishing...
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