seasons

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    I always have.

    Dena July 15, 2019

    “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” I am sitting at my desk. It’s Monday morning. I am trying to work but mostly I’m just distracted by the beautiful cacophonous laughter of my babies playing in the next room, as well as the endless stream of social media ever-waiting at my fingertips. We’re 3 or 4 weeks into summer break and any semblance of…

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  • they look like dreams;

    Dena April 24, 2019

    “My mouth is a fire escape. The words coming out don’t know that they are naked there is something burning in here.” –Andrea Gibson December// We are sitting in a hot tub in the dead of winter, falling in love. It is far below freezing…

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  • ☼ HE IS RISEN! ☼ // Easter 2018

    Dena April 1, 2018

    “I want to be part of the fellowship of the broken. The fellowship of the broken believe that suffering is a gift He entrusted to us and He can be trusted to make the suffering into a gift. The fellowship of the broken take up…

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  • Beauty in Darkness // Winter

    Dena December 11, 2017

    “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.’” Over the weekend,…

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