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Deliverance

One night many years ago, I was walking home from work on a cold Anchorage night. I was house sitting for a friend who lived down a long, dark street in southwest Anchorage. It was late in the year, and … Continue reading

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Trust

I just finished watching The Impossible, a new film in which a youngish couple played by Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts have brought their three boys to Indonesia and settled into a coastal bungalow just in time for the 2004 … Continue reading

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Cosmic Lifeguard

I nearly drowned when I was four. I can remember vividly that it was a warm summer day. Life was still so simple and magical then. Those early memories come back in gauzy bursts, like sun-drenched bits of footage from … Continue reading

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Transformation

I said “Via con Dios” to a friend last month. After a year in Portland, John moved up to Vancouver, Washington to take a maintenance job at a mid-sized apartment complex. I didn’t want to see him go. For one … Continue reading

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The Cat and the Overpass

“Dogs come when they are called. Cats take a message and get back to you.”  –Mary Bly Have you ever asked yourself why it is so difficult to trust? Is our hesitation based on fear of the possible outcome of … Continue reading

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