Steph Lenox

Everyday Resilience In Christ

Lacing up my sneakers and sneaking out the front door, the sun, glinting through the space between the leaves of the old oak tree, greets my sleepy eyes with a warm good morning. Sunrise, my old friend. It has been hot here recently. We have had more than the average handful of oppressive, over 100+ …

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  Everything hurt.  I walked out the door with the baby on my hip, wincing as I hitched him up higher. “Wait Mom!”  I called out to my mother-in-law.  She had already closed the car door, so I waved emphatically until she saw me. “Oh Honey,” She said slowly getting out of the car, “I’m …

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 Today, the sun was out. It was out yesterday too. I’m not quite sure about the day before that, but I’m definitely sure about today. The sunrise turned the peripheral clouds pink, and the air was crisp like lettuce, but did not bite, like an ice cube. The optimist says, “See! I told you the …

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