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The Lady and The Flower

There was a lady who planted a garden. She watered the seeds. She weeded the dirt. She carefully placed mulch around the seedlings as they grew. She checked the plants daily to make sure insects were not hurting the leaves. She put a sturdy fence around the garden for...

Story Telling

In the face of tragedies, stressful times, and confusion, how do we move forward? When it’s hard to just get out bed in the morning (or stay out of bed when we want to just hide under the covers), how do we find the strength to face the day? Sometimes when we are...

No Introduction Necessary

My name is Paige Avinger and I’m from Columbia, South Carolina. I am 39 years old. I come from a “good” home with church-going parents. I’m the oldest of three girls. I became friends with Chaney’s step-dad when we were in high school. I have a degree in English from...