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You Mean He Was Dead?

“Papaw, tell us the Easter story.” The Carpenters gather in the living room after Easter Sunday services at their church. Everyone is there -Papaw Carpenter, the grandfather, Gina Majors, Papaw’s daughter and her three children, Myna and the twins, Brendon and Brandon, Mark Carpenter, his wife, Justice and their teen […]

Burdens Light

I find it difficult to really open up to people. It is easier for me to listen and empathize. What I have discovered is that I share more easily with those who have freely shared with me and sharing is therapeutic. “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you […]

Marcy Recalls His Love

Another Sunday morning and Marcy sleeps in. Going to church was never habit-forming for her before her brother, Lee finally encouraged her to go.  After Josh left, attending feels awkward and Marcy feels out of place. Marcy hates feeling like she doesn’t belong and she definitely despises feeling unwanted. At […]