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Bridges and Trees by Ellen Larson
Days blend into months and years for a simple policeman keeping his post in a quiet suburb of Cairo, Egypt...
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Broken Horns by Geoffrey Gluckman
A short short about a broken heart...
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By the Grace of God Chapter Twenty Six by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I found myself drawn to my laptop at the oddest times wanting to write I was thankful for what the Lord had done for me, and I was going to use these words to help others, as well as myself. ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Twenty Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I opened my Bible to the book of 1 Peter 1 finding a lot of reason to praise the Lord. ..
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Broken Memories (A Conversation Between Maddie, Kia, and Kyra W/ S.T & L) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Kia,Kia,Kia says: thank you Kyra that was embarrassing Kia,Kia,Kia says: Maddie you want to explain *mssoc Kyra says: no problem Kia,Kia,Kia says: Maddie you falling alseep over there? *mssoc K..
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Bruised Apples by Debra Purdy Kong
This is a story of family angst and unresolved sibling rivalry. It has appeared on Joyous Publishing's website and in Sheroes Rag e-zine...
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Bubbling Under by Kevin Nenstiel
Jerry sat in silence, the noise of the restaurant and lounge not penetrating his sphere of awareness. He had his hands folded, his elbows on the table, his index fingers steepled, and his forehead resting on his thumbs. A smoldering cigarette poked unheeded from his folded right hand, a gnarled fi..
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Burgers At Finn's by Ronald Malfi
Originally published in "Grub Street."..
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By the Grace Chapter Twenty One: by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“We can all pray more, but sweetie the Lord had a different plan for you, you just weren’t meant to teach then, not in a classroom anyway, but you are teaching with your words, that is equally important.” ..
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By the Grace if God Chapter Thirty Seven by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
In the few days I spent at the hosptial I was taken back a lot to the time after I was paralyzed in the war. I was one of the lucky ones though, at least that’s what I was told, I believed I was more blessed, but the fact was I did not come home in a body bag, instead I..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Eight by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I have been fighting this for months now, but I know some who have been fighting for years, to be seen as a person, to many times people see the disability first and forget about the person. I think we deserve better than this, I think everyone deserves better than this. br..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Nine by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“I have moments Mom when I wonder why this happened, why I had to loose my ability to walk, but I know that dwelling on it is not going to change anything, so I have decided that I would rather just move past it, I am alive, and I am blessed to be alive. I watched so many people die over ther..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Nineteen by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I spent a lot of time writing while Mom was at work. It helped time pass as I waited for Mom to get home, and it helped me not focus so much on the fact that I still had not heard from the school board ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Sixteen by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
but sometimes it was almost as if I was reliving the night I was paralyzed over and over again. ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Ten by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I fought one war already to come home and fight another. I did not think that anything would be harder than fighting my way back from Rehab and facing life in a wheelchair, but I did that and now I am being treated as if I am worthless. I deserve a chance, and no one is giving me that c..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Thirty by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
It was the face of my Mother that I fell asleep to all the nights I had been at war, and now it was her face I was looking at, thanking God that I had made it back. I may not be able to walk, but I was alive, I was building a life for myself and I knew that too was..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Thirty Eight by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I opened my Bible to the book of Revelation Chapter Three pondering over the words. ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Thirty Five by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“I am going to head off to the office now.” Mom said. “Try not to work to hard on your articles, you look like you could use some fresh air.” ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Thirty Four by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Why should it have taken you by shock you are a really talented author, and your works need to be shared? You have the ability to tell a story without preaching at the reader, and yet you manage to get the message in, a message of faith, that is important to us and important..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Thirty Nine by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I was surprised a few weeks before the school new year to get a call from the school board. It had been over two years since I had decided to give that fight to the Lord, and now they were calling me. I knew I had been right to give it to the Lord, but as I lo..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Thirty One and Thirty Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“I know honey and I am glad that you made it home as well, I can not imagine my life without you.” ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Twenty Eight: by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“The Lord does not expect you to be a super Christian.” “I know, but I need to do what I can.” ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Twenty Five by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“Mom you believed in me and I am thankful for that.” ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Twenty Four by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I grabbed my Bible and Yellow Legal Pad, as well as blackberry and headed out. ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Twenty Seven by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“Thank you Mom, you taught me right, you showed me the importance of living for the Lord and overcoming obstacles.” ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Thirty Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Lord thank you for the people who are reading my articles, both those who agree and those who do not. Whether or not they agree with my take on the war, and what I went through in the war, I pray they are taking to heed the need for Jesus. I pray I am able to lead ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Twenty Two: by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Lord I am thankful you brought me home to be with my family and you gave me the ability to use words not only to help myself heal but also you have let me help others heal. I am grateful for that. ..
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By the Grace of God Chapter Two: by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“Honey I hate to tell you this, but your days of fighting will never be over.” ..
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By the Grace of God: Chapter Eighteen by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I had tried for awhile to forget the war, but I never really could and now the articles for the magazine were allowing me to face what I went through, and in the process help others. I was thankful that Mom had showed her editor some of my writings. Mother was once..
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By the Grace of God: Chapter Twenty Nine by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“Well from what I have read and from your emails I think you are succeeding.” ..
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By the Grace of God:Chapter Eleven by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Lord I want to be a vessel, and I want to be able to share the love of Christ with those who do not know you. I know despite what everyone believes that many of the men and women in the military are very spiritual but some do not know you Lord, and I worry for those that do not know you. I want them..
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Call of the Wild by NEILSON WILLIAMS
INTRODUCING THE WRATH OF GOD ALMIGHTY..
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Calling American Parents: Rise Up & Meet the Challenge of Rising China by Jennifer Bouani
Everywhere we turn, we hear about the rise of China and the likely prediction that its shadow will soon eclipse the American Dream. I don’t know about you in regards..
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Capital Bookfest by Sylvia Beverly
Capitol Book Festival is a festival that I enjoy participating in. It gives me the opportunity to meet other authors and publishers. ..
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Catalogue Girl by David Schwinghammer
A young boy is seduced by a woman he first saw in the Sears catalogue...
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Caught and Released (A Convo Between Lousia and Maggie/ W/S Tagert) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
It was My Husband who did this Louisa May says: Btw I have some news Maggie McGee says: what? Louisa May says: According to the papers, Bill was killed by another inmmate ..
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CGC Halfmoon: Streamers by Mark Lichterman
Standing on the port side of the lookout bridge, he tried to find a place where there was even minimal protection from wind and water, but the pitching ship offered no concealment. (A "Becoming" Excerpt)..
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Ch.5, Pt. 2, Journey from Shanghai by Lucille lucil95783@aol.com
Excerpt from prize-winning novel, Journey from Shanghai...
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Changing Tides :Chapter Three Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"I had a bad dream again Mommy." Shilah said. this had been her second in four nights. ..
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Changing Tides :Chapter Two Part Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"I'm glad you are home Mommy." ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Five Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"Just because you can't walk Mommy, it does not mean you aren't a good Mother." ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Four Part Four by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
She was my daughter, first and foremost ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Four Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
seemed that nine years had went in a blink of the eye. What would the next nine be like? ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Four Part Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"Mommy you still love me, and I still love you, and that's what really matters, and Jesus matters most of all." ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Four Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"Honey none of it's your fault, besides I can still watch you skate, and that alone makes me happy." ..
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Changing Tides Chapter One Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"Mommy when are you going to come home?" ..
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Changing Tides Chapter One Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"It's okay Shilah, Mommy is just glad that she is here to watch you grow up." ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Three Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
It seemed that just yesterday Shilah was a baby, and now she was almost nine. ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Three Part Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I knew that these childhood days were going to be gone all to quickly, and I was grateful that I had this time, and that Shilah was a good girl. I loved her with my whole heart. ..
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Changing Tides Chapter Two Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I was finally going to be able to watch my daughter fall asleep again, and I was glad for that. Three months without tucking my daughter into bed had been to long. ..
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