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pink crayons and reconciliation

A pink crayon in hand, I concentrated on turning the frown into a smile. I methodically changed the tiny “No Coloreds Allowed” sign into “Coloreds Allowed.” A first grader with thick, colicky bangs and light pink jelly sandals, my mind and my heart … Continue reading

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even so, it is well with my soul

Lately, I feel like I’ve been peeking into the windows of so many who are hurting. Sometimes those windows are wide open, other times I just catch a glimpse. But it’s all the same: Heavy hearts beating faster and slower, trying … Continue reading

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book review: the search for god and guinness by stephen mansfield

Confession: I read this book two years ago. I found the story of Guinness family’s altruistic efforts so compelling that I lent it to a favorite friend and forgot about it. She recently texted me about a dream she had … Continue reading

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With us it rests, either to receive it and be partners in the crime, or to exonerate ourselves from guilt, by spurning from us the temptation. For let us not think, that the crime rests alone with those who conduct … Continue reading

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