A Testimony About Love

By Adam Toler Finding a topic for a Christian talk is always complicated. After all, Christianity has been around for centuries, and novelty is a bit hard to come by – most of the time, your audience can guess your direction right off the bat. I was praying about it, but I had a fairly even-keel summer break […]

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Treasure Hunting

By Kara Killinger When Pop takes you and Kenneth to roam the thin strip of sand between the grass and the lake, you will find treasures including a red and white bobber, broken sunglasses, and a fishing lure shaped like a strange worm. You will put the treasures in a bucket to show Momma and […]

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Dear Friend

By Kara Killinger I wish you could stay longer. I’ll never admit it, but I’d let you be here all the time if that was what you wanted. You could eat my canned peaches, drink my boxed wine, sleep in my bed, lounge on the couch over there, and just always be looking at me. […]

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A Gross, Happy Proposal

By Heather Wyatt I never thought I’d marry my ex-boyfriend. I only have one real ex-boyfriend. You know, the one that guts you, changes you, teaches you. That one. He taught me a lot about the things I wanted and didn’t want out of a relationship.  But I never really considered marrying him. I knew […]

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Noiselessness

By Anonymous When I was young, I never kept track of how much my father had to drink on any particular night. Unintentionally, or perhaps even subconsciously, I carefully trained myself to look the other way when the liquor began to stain the corners of his mouth. I learned to keep my distance from him […]

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