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Under Construction

I’ve had an ongoing correspondence with a man about spiritual things.  We met under unusual circumstances and I learned, in a very tense and difficult situation, that this man identifies as a Christian.  So do I.  That led to a series of letters that started when he first reached out to me by “snail mail,” […]


While rummaging through my house, I came upon two tiny dumbbell weights—1 lb a piece.  They were so small, they almost looked like toys and I certainly don’t remember how or why we ever came to own them.  I laughed at the visual they presented, thinking how one would look if these weights were actually […]