ARTICLES BY COLLEEN CHAO

Category: Singleness

Category: Singleness

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Poetry

Merciful undoing

September 29, 2006 You use pain so wisely,With infinite care,Knowing right whereTo push and pull and tearAnd break and burnUntil I’ve finally learnedWith all my

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Singleness

Because you’re 40 today

We met when we were gangly 8- and 9-year-old girls. Our small church and a mutual love for rollerskating were the only bonds we needed to

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Favorites

Date at dawn

I penned this almost eight years ago in the midst of a desperate season, when I was hungry for the Word and a quiet space

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Community

A word to the wise

When my son was only a few months old, I had a mother-of-four walk by me and say, “Oh, I remember the days of only

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Grieve

When the holidays are hard

I was 31 and it was Christmas Eve when we had The Talk. Everyone thought we were the perfect match. So even though I put on a

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Category: Singleness

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