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father and daugther
Stories

The decision

I ran toward himAnd he turned away.I tried to hold on to himI could never get him to stay. I got tired, bone weary.Just went through the motions. Ignored the grief etched on his face So severely. Waited for my chance to escape. One day I was free.Left without a backward glance. What had he …

Writing Letters
Stories

Writing Letters

By Laylah De Bruyns As the sun started to set on the horizon and twilight tinged the lingering hues of the day, the muadhin began his call to the Maghrib prayer. The people gathered in the courtyard at simple trestle tables murmured a prayer before breaking their fast. A mass supper was a frequent occurrence …

abuse
Relationships

Why the mating dance goes wrong

Over millions of years of evolution and for the first time in modern history we’ve experienced an unprecedented change in the variables we need to negotiate in order to have a viable relationship. Couples can now negotiate whether or not they’re going to have children. Who is going to be the primary breadwinner and primary …

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A strong spirit Uncategorized

Prayer

There are days when I find myself praying profusely and then there are days that I pray at a bare minimum. Sometimes the intimacy of God is craved and sought after, other times it is simply enough to acknowledge God as real. Prayer is one of the best ways to acknowledge the reality of God …