From Darkness to Light Day 22 by Kaleigh Distaffen

It’s Not Yours to Carry by Kaleigh Distaffen of the Kaleigh Distaffen blog   As I write this, I’m sitting in front of the altar in the sanctuary of my church—the church I attend and the church where I work. Twenty-four hours ago, I told a pastor and close friend that there are some days …

From Darkness to Light Day 16 by Kathie Arcide

I Get By with a Little Help from… By Kathie Arcide of Chosen Perspectives   Prologue: I have been writing about a particularly dark event and time in my life for many years now…fits and starts and paragraphs and chapters and short stories…over and over… ad nauseum…approaching it every way I can think of… …but …

Death of a New Pair of Shoes

A Memoir by Al Poole, Part 2   He watched with fascination as the salesman measured his feet. He did not remember any one taking the time before. His toes were already permanently curled from wearing shoes too small. The youth center counselor who had become attached to the young man knew he was headed …

Denied Privilege, Guest Post: Oliana Kim

Today I bring you Oliana Kim from Traces of the Soul.  I find her blog to be one of the most honest and insightful that I’ve read.  You usually feel like you did something right by reading her words, as they are inspired and imbued with wisdom.