Monthly Archives: March 2016

Whisper in the Dark

“Please help us!” He played the recording over and over again. Everything he had ever believed about life, death, and the hereafter changed in a moment. The voice on the recording was the clear whisper of a child. Desperation and … Continue reading

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#AmWriting

It’s an ongoing and slow process, but I take solace in the fact I am taking steps forward in my writing project. I’ve shared samples and rewrites on this blog, but not much. Mainly it is because I haven’t much … Continue reading

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Burned Letters

I wrote you a letter, then I threw it away. It was mostly to me;  it let me know I’m going to be okay. I’m not walking on water, but I’m treading it fine. I gave up my chains when … Continue reading

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A Story: Part 2

It was Monday. Echo dressed in a clean pressed pair of coveralls and made his way to the church, Saint Benedict Cathedral. The parking lot was empty save for Father John’s humble sedan. Not an unexpected sight for a Monday … Continue reading

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Holy Year of Mercy

On Friday, April 10, while celebrating a penitential service in Saint Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis announced an extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy, saying he wants to make it evident that the Church’s mission is to be a witness of compassion. … Continue reading

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Breaking Through to Healing

It was the first time I had seen her post in a long time. She shared her wedding photo, and I was so excited for her. Finally after many years she had tied the knot with someone she deeply loved. … Continue reading

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The Old Man

Bitterness bit down every word he kept choked down in his throat. Had he not seen the old man for himself, he never would have believed the man he buried was still alive. The old man stood tall and proud in … Continue reading

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