God’s Timing

Hold Your horses

I shifted in the saddle and checked the reigns for the umpteenth time then settled with the familiar smell of leather and warm horse. I started tapping my heels against my horse’s sides while gently maintaining contact with her mouth through the reigns. We both had to find the sweet spot of anticipation and control. …

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Ready, Set, Die

The nurse practitioner began pulling away, then rebounded, holding the stethoscope firmly to my chest. “Just a sec, I want to listen a little longer,” she said. “Okay.” I wait, conscious of her concentration, until she steps back to address me. “You know your heart just stopped.”  “I’ve suspected that.” She continued, “It happens to my …

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