Author Archive | meaganruffing

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Life As a Writer

  I walked down the hallway towards Elinor’s classroom and ran right into my friend. “Shoot!” I said out loud. I forgot her box of Girl Scout cookies. I had counted out the boxes and put them in my car (or so I thought) before I left my house for school pickup. “You’ll be here […]

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Dear Friend, Brighter Days Are Ahead

  Dear Friend, I see you. I see you helping your daughter with her backpack that keeps falling off. I see you struggling to work through the voices in your head telling you you’re not good enough, not doing enough, and will never be enough. I see you putting one foot in front of the […]

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Tell Me You Love Me

I can’t get enough of Demi Lovato’s song, “Tell Me You Love Me”. In an age where music is available at the swipe of a finger on our phones, I could count on one hand how many times I’ve gone to the store to buy a CD. The first time I heard this song was […]

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I Hit the Jackpot

My grandma used to tell me the best stories about her friends. I would sit in my grandpa’s rocking chair and listen to the phone ring. My grandmother would say hello and start laughing before she even got her first word out. I rocked back and forth and sipped my coffee as I watched her […]

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