Tuning In or Tuning Out

Dedicating an Unborn Child

Mother lay in bed, twisting the sheet in her thin, frail hands.It was the beginning of the Great Depression and things couldn’t have been worse. Daddy had been laid off from his job at the railroad, they were struggling to make their mortgage payments, and with four...

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Weighing Apples

“Good Morning America,” were the words I thought to myself as I woke up at 4:00am on October 28th. I still couldn’t believe I was back home in Lake Jackson, Texas. Just six months ago I was heading away from this place into the unknown land of Vietnam. Now I am back...

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The Role

Whenever I'm disappointed with my spot in my life, I stop and think about little Jamie Scott. Jamie was trying out for a part in a school play. His mother told me that he'd set his heart on being in it, though she feared he would not be chosen. On the day the parts...

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