Karla Sue Lowe-Phelps (Missouri, USA)
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Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my help and my God. - Psalm 42:11 (NRSV)
One day on a hike, I could see my intended destination: a grove of spruce trees towering above me. However, a thick briar patch stood in my way. Pulling clippers from my back pocket, I grasped the first briar stem, cut it, and tossed it aside. Slowly, I cut a...
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