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The Unspoken Rules of Disengagement

I saw an excellent movie the other night, titled, ‘A Monster Calls'.  I read this eclectic book of illustrations, intermixed with words, in under 48 hours.  Very few times does a movie's quality compete with the writing, but this was an exception to the rule. Basically, without a spoiler alert, it is a story of a boy and… Continue reading The Unspoken Rules of Disengagement

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She Leaned In

I sat in the chair after dismissal, and fidgeted with my belongings in an attempt to appear distracted from the person who sat one seat away from the empty one beside me. Slowly, I placed each item into my bag, methodically, until I was left without an excuse in hand. At this, she did what I… Continue reading She Leaned In

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You Think I’ve Got Potential?

She was edgy and somewhat dangerous; one of those sketchy individuals we are better off steering clear. Dangerous like Kit DeLuca, the sidekick of Vivian. The spunky girl with the feisty mouth and shady profession. If you are going, "huh?" right now, I am referring to the characters in the movie, 'Pretty Woman'. To refresh… Continue reading You Think I’ve Got Potential?

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Angel in the Restroom

It is rumored, from those who have experienced the presence of an angel and lived to talk about it, that a specific trait among them was characteristic of their divine presence--no, not that being large, white wings. It is said angels have strikingly-blue eyes. Since I am quite certain there is no definitive evidence to prove this theory, I… Continue reading Angel in the Restroom

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It’s Not Over Until It’s Over

I heard a rumor not too long ago that he loved Jesus. To say I was shocked was an understatement. This was in no way the man knew—or should I say, boy. The union was brief for this teenage couple-- he a mere nineteen, and I, a sweet sixteen. No surprise there. But, imagine my shock to hear that, not… Continue reading It’s Not Over Until It’s Over