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5077278307_a8ea39b266_zYou aren’t single. We’re

together, for the long haul.


His head tilts, brow furrows.


Yes, but

I start

Yes but according to the



Would another person be a better partner

He wonders

Just because of some rings and words at the front of a church?


Ah, but my whole life is words at the front of a church…

But it isn’t.

And I sure didn’t ask for this

this blessed unrest

this life of presence

with families who are not my own

And I can’t let it go

it feels like me

like how I was created to be

consecrated by God

from before I could know

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