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Janet Fichter

This poem was written after the death of a young man, who moved back home upon college graduation to minister to his home crowd. He was shot in gang violence.
Janet Fichter writes to inspire readers to rekindle their passion for serving Christ. Her blog ( contains her favorite pieces and her writing has appeared in literary journals and poetry/story anthologies.

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Man of Many Sorrows

Man of Many Sorrows, we cry out to you today
A cherished friend and brother has been taken ... [+]

Short Fiction

Abby Rising

One by one, students stood up and gave their answers. Most gave short, simple responses. José was brief to explain why he wanted the part of Miguel, the boy who helped Esperanza and her mamá ... [+]

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