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Fallen

I’ve been here before. But I was younger then and ricocheted off the concrete. Now, I lie like a stone and calculate the risks in standing back up, of leaving the permanence of pavement, and joining the long line of … Continue reading

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Protected: Objects of Pleasure

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Repentance

He carries out the nightly ritual ordained by his mother by embracing whoever’s there. He moves among us through the incense of nicotine like a little priest in a pair of hopeful spiderman pajamas. He tiptoes over the empty beer … Continue reading

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Nothing happens for a Reason.

  We cling to this idea that “everything happens for a reason” because we can’t be content not knowing. We want to see the promised hand of God in everything, so we constantly sift through our decisions like tea-leaves in … Continue reading

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The Dog you Need, Not the Dog you Want

I have a love/hate relationship with the Church. God either has a sick sense of humor, likes to mess with me, or is trying to teach me something.  The only logical explanation is that God is trying to teach me … Continue reading

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