As A Parent
07/23/14

As a parent, I always hear the slow ticking of the clock on the years I have remaining where my children areā€¦ children. It may seem a bit bleak, but,…

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Dead Truck on York Road
05/10/18

One time on York Road, my brother’s truck battery died and it was negative twelve outside, at midnight. He had forgotten to plug his truck in and the cold weather…

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Guillermo
07/11/14

Guillermo was a homeless man who lived in our alley when I was about 9. He never caused any trouble and kept to himself. My mother and a couple neighbors…

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Mother’s Day
05/10/15

When Sunday comes, I will be 1,821 miles away. I will be treading the path of the greedy, the desperate, and the hopeful. Those who marched towards the mad promises…

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My father
03/08/15

My father is an interesting man. We have very different perspectives in life, but there is one thing I know where we have common ground: his philosophy about how to…

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New Life
01/06/15

Do you know the wonder of life? I feel compelled to talk about it. I have a slight advantage, I imagine, as my calling allows me to see and touch…

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Pay It Forward
07/07/18

I walked into a McDonald’s to grab a quick bite, and I wasn’t expecting to see a couple in front of me asking management for a possible free meal. They…

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