Your call is important to us

Bright overhead lights illuminated the room to constant and artificial noon. Canned elevator music played at a near-subliminal level, all but drowning out the millions of voices all talking at once. Noise canceling headphones blocked out the ambient noise, leaving each operator alone with the voice in his or her head. A voice, that was […]

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Summerland

foggy morning in the country

The morning sun was peeking over the foothills, a comforting warmth that peeled back a light blanket of fog. As the light diffused slowly across the valley, the animals awoke. Birds called out greetings, as lumbering cows made their way to breakfast on loose bales of sweet hay. She appeared suddenly on the dewy grass. […]

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Moving on up

subway escalator

“He (Jacob) had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.” ~ Genesis 28:12 NIV She stood at the bottom of the people mover looking up at the lights. Her guide fidgeted beside her, […]

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I’m no angel

You’ll find me in that space between heaven and earth. Penned to the now, yearning ever skyward. Not quite a devil, and not nearly an angel.

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Dear mother

Her heart monitor beeps were in sync with the pain that radiated through her body. The slightest movement sent electric shocks through every nerve. Shallow breaths were all she could stand, the ache keeping her just at the brink of consciousness. If she could have spoken, she would have begged for mercy, a released from […]

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