quiet the noise we had a life with with pens on the counter and crumbs on the floor a junk drawer and our refrigerator with magnets holding up our principals there is the nick in the table, the wobbly leg fixed again, and the stain on the rail some marks provide definition and spirit others, […]

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This poem was written by Sarah Wells for Unfolded. Please visit Sarah’s blog and follower her on twitter. … “Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you.” – Genesis 3:16b After a day alone with my children gardening, hiking, cleaning, coloring, singing, driving, or whatever we find time to do, […]

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Through the Motions – Unfolded Ep. 9

This is a story written by Dave Harrity. Listen to Through The Motions on iTunes, Stitcher or Homebrewed Christianity. …    I’ll try pretty much anything once. I’ve lived by this tenet since I married my wife Amanda, after our minister gave me advice on how to get along together: whatever she’s taking on, be […]

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Nay, we honor no kings without kingdoms

Nay, we honor no kings without kingdoms; nor hear the sound of harps save when the strings are plucked by hands; nor do we see a child playing in our olive grove as if he were a young olive tree. And all words must needs rise from lips of flesh, or else we deem each […]

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A Poem of The Most Profane Sort

The old woman tilted her head like a cat who had just heard cellophane crinkle. It was almost as if she could hear something that I could not. “I would rather not speak at all than to speak words doomed to immanent ignorance,” she croaked. I had hardly begun my reply when, after following the […]

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The Good God and The Evil God

The Good God and the Evil God met on the mountain top. The Good God said, “Good day to you, brother.” The Evil God made no answer. And the Good God said, “You are in a bad humour today.” “Yes,” said the Evil God, “for of late I have been often mistaken for you, called […]

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The Incompetence of Memory

Why do you keep telling me this?Stop. I know this already, you do not need to continue. I’m going to stop listening know, thanks. Wait, maybe we should talk. I’m going to ask you some stupid questions because I need to remember. I’m consumed with one thing and before you know it I’m off to […]

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