Tag Archives: Grace

fan

In my apartment. I walk in and absent-mindedly flip the light switch on the right wall. I have plugged in a standing lamp and a fan to the outlet controlled to the switch. The light turns on and I can … Continue reading

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who are you?–gonna need a retina scan

I am, how are you? I am known by a list of labels: Father, Doctor, Ex-husband (which has many more labels associated, unfortunately), Son, Brother, Follower of Christ, etc. I understand the need to put a fix on who I … Continue reading

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got a light

Had a dream last night and I have been feeling it hump my brain all day. I wonder if we are born as a little teacup candle. We have a little light, given by God, as a pilot light for … Continue reading

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RECIEVE

The newborn in the NICU will shudder with loud voices, but doesn’t flinch with the alarms going off in the crib next to them. The infant will focus in on the crumb lost in the shag carpet, but blocks out … Continue reading

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this is…

Tell me again. How often I have screamed that in my head and my heart? Tell me again that you love me. Tell me again that it will be alright. Tell me again that the pain will go away. Tell … Continue reading

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excuse me, spit or sweat?

I was remembering a time in college. I was at KU for my first year and went to a Frat party. I never pledged, never really wanted to, and maybe this story is why. I walked the street of the … Continue reading

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red badge of courage

I went biking yesterday. It was not a stroll, nor lolligagging. I had some frustrations going on and needed to take it out on my legs and lungs. I am pretty effective at doing that. It was 93 degrees, and … Continue reading

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Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda

I have three friends. I hold them really close and rely on them frequently. They are not friends in the usual sense, in that they have no body and no soul. In actuality, I can’t even really call them friends … Continue reading

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homework assignment

I am a redeemed man, a beloved child of Christ, and I make mistakes. I am a redeemed man, a beloved child of Christ, and I make mistakes. I am a good and redeemed man, a beloved child of Christ, … Continue reading

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mind games

The difference between a drunk and an alcoholic is a drunk thinks the problem is in his heart, the alcoholic knows it is in his head. I say this to mean that the drunk presumes that they can think themselves … Continue reading

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