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Hidden Treasures

An old tire swing, an unused trampoline… things we treasured often pass un-measured to our children. Continue reading

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A Whispered Kiss

A tiny girl wipes away all the weariness of a long work day for a tired young father. Continue reading

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Parental Guidance Recommended

Doesn’t it seem like the mistakes we make as parents are the hardest ones to forgive ourselves? I am glad that my children and I have lived long enough to like each other again. Continue reading

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The Touch of God

A woman, a man with Down’s syndrome and a Wal-mart cashier provide an almost worshipful experience on a mundane trip to the store on a cold night. Continue reading

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A Choice of Sharing

As I reflect on my life since November 4, 1984, it’s hard to fix a notion of time. Continue reading

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Quick Visit

A man whose child lies in critical condition will usually tolerate all of the support he can get. Continue reading

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Precious Memories

I doubt that we have any notion at all of how many times we have been lifted up in his arms, how often he has tenderly closed his eyes and drawn us close, delighting in the closeness and aching for the day when we will see him as he is. Continue reading

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