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A Mighty Hand

  A mighty hand reached to the earth and fingered fractured soil so fine that particles of dust, no worth, trickled like lonely sands of time.   Tears trickled through a curtain torn showering grace as before the fall. With … Continue reading

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A Grain of Sand

Nothing more than a grain of sand one among a cast of millions arose and accepted the burdensome yoke of humanity, the drudgery of life, the pains, torments, tears, and fears until love entered his heart.   Nothing but a … Continue reading

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Learning Curve

She’d always heard that Catholic girls go wild when they enter college, but she didn’t believe it. That didn’t mean that Jessie wouldn’t wonder what would happen once her classes began. Would she adhere to the morals and values she’d … Continue reading

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Ninth Grade Dreams

I wanted to be popular. The type of girl that guys drool over and that girlfriends cling to while giggling hysterically about some life-changing event. One of those guys, preferably someone tall, dark, and not too handsome would ask me … Continue reading

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The Sound of Surprise

“It’s time for me to go,” Sunshine laughed as she tossed the last of her breadcrumbs to the ducks swimming around her legs.  Violating all rules, she had jumped into the duck pond, first splashing around like a child in … Continue reading

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Survivor

Weather-wise, there was nothing special about the day. No rain. No snow. Or smog or fog. Or heat waves radiating over the road. Nothing but feathery clouds scattered across a bright blue sky. Stan Ellis sat right behind his father … Continue reading

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The task

It was supposed to be easy.  All Stan had to do was clean out the loft in the barn.  As a young teen, he frequently got assigned the “dirty” work.  Most of the time he didn’t mind, even when it … Continue reading

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