Disguised Blessing

Originally posted on WhimSickle:
About a month ago, a medical crisis and what eas believed to be permanent damage. On our 32nd anniversary. I asked God to make the day really special so I went to hospital with stroke. Go figure. Yesterday, a month later, I ventured out in public with friends. I was a…

Real Friends…Or Rare Friends?

Originally posted on eternamenta:
? The Cambridge Dictionary defines a friend as ‘a person who you know well and who you like a lot, but who is usually not a member of your family‘ or as ‘someone who is not your enemy and who you can trust‘. I would add to this definition ‘somebody who…

Blood on Your Hands?

Originally posted on YAHWEH-NISSI:
Is there blood on your hands?  Ezekiel tells us, “Son of Man, Speak unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. When I say unto the wicked (the unbelievers), Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to…

I’ve Found Her

Originally posted on Longreads:
Martha Baillie | Brick | Summer 2017 | 17 minutes (4,882 words) This essay first appeared in Brick, the beloved biannual print journal of nonfiction based in Canada and read throughout the world. Our thanks to Martha Baillie and the staff at Brick for allowing us to reprint this essay at Longreads. *…