erin ahnfeldt

Listening to Life

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I pay attention to life is through writing. It helps me slow down, process and make the discovery that I’m not alone. 

Like a stack of stones along the banks of the Jordan, our stories piled up can be a great reminder that God is with us. May these stories be that reminder to anyone who reads them.

“I’m Living!”

"Please help me," I prayed.  I was overwhelmed.  Hundreds of teenagers loaded onto the buses...

Emergency at Chick-Fil-A

What makes a great story?  So many of them feature larger than life heroes rescuing people in epic...

Tears in the Dark

They call it a Capping Ceremony.  Graduating seniors walk into the spotlight when their names are...

Goodbye For Now

There’s a cardboard sign on my office wall that says “Home”.  The word is scribbled in pen, and...

“I’m Living!”
"Please help me," I prayed.  I was overwhelmed.  Hundreds of teenagers loaded onto the buses slapping high fives, texting friends, checking snapchat accounts.  To them, the bus was their transport into adventure.  To me, it felt like a C-130 airplane, and I was a...
Emergency at Chick-Fil-A
What makes a great story?  So many of them feature larger than life heroes rescuing people in epic battles.  Maverick flies an F-18 to heal old wounds and stop terrorists, and Rey goes toe to toe with the Emperor to free the galaxy from his evil control.  That’s...
Tears in the Dark
They call it a Capping Ceremony.  Graduating seniors walk into the spotlight when their names are called, and huge pictures of them in diapers are cast on a screen.  There are awww’s or soft chuckles from the audience. Then, the seniors are “capped”.  Siblings,...
Goodbye For Now
There’s a cardboard sign on my office wall that says “Home”.  The word is scribbled in pen, and it’s well used, bent in different places.  One of my students made it while hitchhiking back to Colorado.  He showed it to me after his adventures, and I asked if I could...
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