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Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo’s consistently wins the highest awards in the nation for her stories. Because of Winn-Dixie is no exception. Synopsis Winn-Dixie is a dog, so named under unusual circumstances, and he really doesn’t do much in this tale except act like an average dog,...
Loving Like Jesus in the Middle of 21st Century Leprosy

Loving Like Jesus in the Middle of 21st Century Leprosy

In Biblical times, if a person had been diagnosed with a skin disease such as leprosy, he or she was obligated to cover up and warn others when in public places. “Unclean! Unclean!” This was the directive from God regarding leprosy in the Old Testament. (Leviticus...
A Little Girl’s Amazing Season of Expectations

A Little Girl’s Amazing Season of Expectations

Advent. The season of expectations. When I was a little girl, the traditions of Advent filled me with all the emotions the season represents—Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love. Waiting for Messiah, God with us. On the first Sunday of Advent, my mother would light one candle...
Oceans of Brokenness and Love

Oceans of Brokenness and Love

If you notice the layout of my website or if you read my newsletter, you have a distinct sense that I love the ocean. Over a lifetime, the sea has provided a thousand metaphors for me to write about. I grew up a mile from the Atlantic, and I could walk to the beach at...
Surrounded by Fire: Step One

Surrounded by Fire: Step One

I stopped watching the news last weekend. In emotional overload, I felt helpless, paralyzed. How could I, a peace-loving person, stop the riots? Stop cities from burning? What has happened to my country? To my city?  How can gentle souls overpower mob rule? I woke...

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