Author: wordhabit

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Back to the baby days

No. I’m not having a wee one. It’s that the days feel as unpredictable as newborn days, unpredictable except for the sleepless part. But replace sleepless with restless. I sleep but I’m worn out. Forever tired. At least 8 days out of 7. And so often wondering, is this it? Is this really going to […]

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Pandemic reflections. Good for the soul.

Reflecting… Roughly two years ago, my church began hosting the Learning Hub. It would be a semester-long adventure of making sure area elementary school students had a safe place with WiFi in which to do online school. It was a tough journey. There were a few days when we were short on volunteers. One of […]

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The Story of Nina (Part 1)

To Whom It May Concern, Nina was just trying to take two good steps after what felt like a thousand bad ones—a thousand and one if you count the eggs she over-boiled for breakfast that morning.  She’d woken up without an alarm, promptly beginning what she hoped would be a manageable morning routine—drink a cup […]

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