I Found Jesus in the Thrift Store

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I can't count the number of times I have gone into one or another of my favorite thrift stores in search of something and, despite a mountain of junk, found it.One time we were invited to a black tie cancer research fundraiser and I had nothing formal to wear, nor did I want to spend hundreds of dollars on something I would wear for only one night.  As I walked into our ARC thrift store, I silently prayed, "Okay, God, you know what I need, help me out here."  An hour later I had found no l … [Read more...]

A Letter to Bristol Palin

Hey Bristol,You don't know me, nor do I know you.  I don't even know much about your mother or her politics, having been scarred in childhood by parents who were so politically active dinner was sometimes forgotten.  I've never even watched Dancing with the Stars.All I know is that you are a woman, a daughter, a sister, and now, a mother--one without a husband, with all the stigma that brings.It's funny, isn't it, how quick the world is to point fingers at public sins?  Being pr … [Read more...]


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