• change

    the jesus ballad

    by  • February 21, 2014 • change, faith, music • 13 Comments

    On my last trip to Texas, I was passing through Fort Worth and called an old friend to meet me for lunch. When he asked what I wanted to eat, I said, “Chicken fried steak,” since, for all of its wonderful food, that is not a part of the Carolina culinary lexicon. As I...

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    rite of spring

    by  • April 13, 2013 • change, grief, hope, poetry • 2 Comments

    these are days littered with losses the absences seem more present perhaps because we marked eighteen months since my father-in-law died now the news comes of others — one who made me laugh and one who reminded me God laughs, too hard to navigate life without hitting these pot-holes of the heart even the...

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