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When I relocated to America, I knew that I had a lot to learn; but I had an excellent reputation at work so felt professionally confident. I didn’t know that disappointment like a lion was stalking me. Of course, I was disappointed before in work, in friendships, and in love — the hurts of normal life that puncture our hearts but teach us resilience and courage to trust again.

Meticulous Planning

I already had a job offer as a gerontology tutor. This was my dream job. It did not involve the responsibilities of patient care. Indeed, I was looking forward to it…

Verbieann Hardy

Trying hard to be a Jesus follower. I write about life, spirituality, and relationships as I age with grateful grit. More about me at

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