I was in the wastelands of Utah, the only car on the road, likely the only awake human being in 50 square miles. It was silent, a different kind of silent, it was like the silence of a snowy wood; the kind of silence you learn to crave. I was half bewildered and half excited, […]

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The Road

Don’t get down on yourself, don’t wipe the dirt off your face, don’t worry about the hole in your jeans, you see Jesus walked closely with many a ragamuffins just like you and me. Like many of you, I walk this road, I walk the “Christian walk”. To be honest I don’t remember the last […]

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Trouble on My Mind

A boy with a fishing pole, knife, gun and an endless summer ahead of him on an old secluded farm is the richest man in the world. I was 15 years old and for the first time in a long time I was taking a break from sports. I was burned out, bored and somehow […]

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The Greatest Gift

“A happiness that is sought for ourselves alone can never be found: for a happiness that is diminished by being shared is not big enough to make us happy.” My attention and desire is fought for on a daily basis by a host of different objects, principles and goals. No matter if I reach what […]

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Right on Time

I am all too often a slave to the clock, to the calendar, to the time-tables and expectations of others and even myself. I’ve pushed through many days simply feeling sorry for myself, thinking I am not where I belong, believing I am not who I am supposed to be. Yet somehow I’ve come to […]

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Winter was a lull, the days were short and my world grew small. My hopes shrank and my contentment grew but alas daylight is breaking through and my heart is filling with hope.┬áThe chill has broken, the days grow long and the earth turns warm. Spring is here in all its beauty and with it […]

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In Everything

It has been a long week, the pressure of classes is on once again, an apartment that I have been banking on living in for months has been given to someone else and to add insult to injury someone hit my moped with their car, tore it up and didn’t even have the decency to […]

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