I grew up in a small cabin built by none other than my parents themselves. They had help here and there, but Dad drew up the blueprint, we moved hundreds of miles away, and they got to work. The home has yet to match the blueprint, but that's no surprise considering that a work of art is never fully finished—just as our lives will never fully finish.

 

I can remember using kerosene lamps for light, washing and drying clothes outside, hand-pumping water, carrying loads of firewood in from the snow, and chinking between each hand-raised log.

 

Change was slow and beautiful and paced. And then, one day, it wasn't.

 

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About Shelby Hughes

2017 Shelby L. Hughes | Greensburg, PA | shelbyhugheswriter@gmail.com

Episode 11: Care And Dreams

It's "Good" Friday today, and in this episode, I read some scripture on the care that Jesus showed his disciples when his betrayal was already in the works. I talk about how care and compassion relate to the dreams we carry, and share with you a favorite story of mine in which I recognized the compassion of many. I hope this episode reaches you as you reflect on the meaning of this weekend. 

 

From The Podcast:

Scripture taken from John 13.

 

 

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