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Where Snow Angels Hadn’t Yet Tread

Sparkling on the snow of another morning’s light were crystals of hope awaiting her hand to hold. She knelt in the white where snow angels hadn’t yet tread and grasped the life opportunity she thought she’d lost. Breathing in the … Continue reading

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Determined Hope

To paraphrase the legendary Tina Turner, “What’s hope got to do with it?” Everything. Life experience has taught me that. In some circles, hope is simply optimism, a belief in a positive outcome. My view is a certainty that, if … Continue reading

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The Frayed Line

Confusion, torment, soul bowed, ice falling as rain, drizzling eyes, they shimmered as streetlights on the pavement. Where to go when there was nowhere to go? Who to trust when trusting was dying before it could be said there was … Continue reading

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A Dream She Had

The dream unfolded with a dream, the kind she couldn’t share because girl’s like her weren’t allowed to exist. Her dream threatened to die a dream, hatred assaulting her because she was deemed unworthy of love. The dream survived as … Continue reading

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For Someone

Somewhere in the world, distant though they might be, was someone waiting? She wondered sometimes. Could it be someone needed the story only she could tell? Their trust guided, held her tight, ever more so when times were hard, when … Continue reading

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The Promise

Another slumber, disquieting and a little somber, no details lingering, yet, her heart lifted anyway, for stirring deep within was the promise, the one made so very long ago, the purpose she couldn’t let go, the purpose she couldn’t forget, … Continue reading

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Her Eyes

What if others could see what she could see, beyond the hatred, and the cruelty, to the kindness, the love that was possible for all, for everyone. If, if only they could see a world made right, then maybe a … Continue reading

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Writing Hope

Tears on a page, her eyes resting, having found peace. Was there anyone, in a world embracing shadows, who desired hopeful words? Wasn’t it the age with an insatiable thirst for hopelessness? Maybe, the story told her, that was her … Continue reading

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Safe in Her Heart

Marveling, as they were, they asked to see it. Fragile, as it was, she held it with two hands. Asking, as they did, they wished to know. Answering, as she must, she shared the truth. Hope, it did seem, was … Continue reading

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In Thanks For Every Tear

Yes, it’s an odd title for the final post of a horrific year. Yet, for me, it brings to mind what I’ll most remember about this year beyond the death and suffering. It’s what I’ll come away treasuring on the … Continue reading

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