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New Year, Same Me

Angela, December 31- Up a few pounds because, well, cheese. Wondering when things will finally come together because life hasn’t progressed by standards of the “American Dream”. Also, I live in an attic with my constipated cat and rang in … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 22

The night we prayed over a one-armed woman in MCV’s emergency room started innocently enough. Julia and I were leading Tuesday night Bible study at my first floor duplex on Idlewood. Every week we’d have between six to twelve women … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 10

Where would I go? Since I wasn’t moving in with Karen and Rodney, I was back to square one. I searched Craigslist and kept an ear out, but no option looked appealing. My hope was in the fact that God … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 7

GSU My living situation last year got rough. A dear friend with addiction had moved into the spare room, and while things were great for the first couple months, soon it became evident to me that something wasn’t right: he … Continue reading

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Uncle Angelo

I ate dinner in a gas station last night. They had good pizza and a surprising selection of craft beers. Bring it on. I’ve been living in the country for two weeks now, and it couldn’t be more different than … Continue reading

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Pack it up, Pack it in..

My house is not my house without me in it. As I put pictures, decor, books, and personal effects in boxes, the me-ness of the place fades away and ugly blank walls stare back at me.  I’m not sad to … Continue reading

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Angela and the Ashleys’ European Vacation: All Good Things Come To An End

Only two vacation days left. Real life loomed unappealingly just around the corner, and I wished with all my heart I could make time stand still. When again would I get to spend ten days in an exotic location with … Continue reading

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Angela and the Ashleys’ European Vacation: Part Three

Sunday, August 14. I’ve seldom had a stranger day. We woke early to another impossibly gorgeous morning in Portugal and? packed for our day in Arrabida. According to travel articles, Arrabida had two amazing hiking trails with scenic viewpoints, cafes, … Continue reading

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Psalmthing to Believe In

God’s presence is real, and he showed up yesterday in a very tangible way. Out of respect for a friend I won’t mention specifics but I had suspected for weeks someone close to me was struggling, but they wouldn’t admit … Continue reading

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Struggle Buses and Cat Pee

Note to self: Wine Tour Party Buses are not your friend. Happy Birthday, Ashley! Moving on. Do you ever have times where your life motto could be “If it ain’t broke it will be tomorrow”? I just came back in … Continue reading

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