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when do you know the dance has ended? (part 2)


Well? Do you know when? Would you say it’s when the song begins to slow down or when it fades out? I’ve taken some time to really think about this, but not from the angle you might think. There are two people in a ballroom. One person asks the other to dance.  The other agrees. They […]

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when do you know the dance has ended? (part 1)


Well? Do you know when? Would you say it’s when the song begins to slow down or when it fades out? I’ve taken some time to really think about this, but not from the angle you might think. There are two … Continue reading

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the Art in my Heart (part 2)


Happiness. Happiness is the only word I can use to describe that night. For a split second at the airport (en route to Charlotte), I thought, “Is this totally crazy?  Like, what gives you the right?  This is just a … Continue reading

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the Art in my Heart (part 1)


Recently, a dear friend named Arthur was opening a new studio named Haven. He’s a talented guy and painting is just one of his many talents. I’ve known him for over 20 years. I think we met in middle school. … Continue reading

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The Character of Imperfections


I have often had a hard time determining who was genuinely for me, and those who just hung around.  You see, I suffer from what is known as imperfectus charctus: Lacking the ability to see people for who they really are. … Continue reading

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hidden in plain sight


Here I am, sitting in a booth, at a bar-like restaurant.  Alone.  With happy hour just finishing up, the crowd has thinned out some.  Where it once was noisy, it’s now just moderately busy.  The only person that’s noticed me … Continue reading

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though seasons change


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maybe it’s time alpha


It’s 0430 on a school morning, and I think my body is done sleeping.  I normally wake up at 0515 (0530 if I’m honest) and get ready for school, but this morning is a little different.  I had a dream … Continue reading

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manos que moldean (hands that mold)


I was praying today and I found myself thanking God for molding me into some kinda man.  I say that because I can’t describe it any other way.  I am amazed at who I am becoming.  I react differently to … Continue reading

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Birds of a feather….


There’s a strange occurrence in my life: I have friends.  Before you think I’m going nuts, just hear me out.  I had a complex for much of my life: I thought that no one could out-give me, out of my … Continue reading

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