The “People You May Know” box on Facebook popped up with her sister’s picture inside. The same smile that five years ago brought great joy ushered in a sadness that she was not aware that she was carrying with her all this time. Her breath sped up as she pondered what had happened to keep her and her sister apart for so long. The words that were spoken in anger, the silence at the Thanksgiving table and finally her sister’s stomping out of the house without a word of goodbye. Until the Facebook picture had arrived on her laptop, she had a difficult time remembering what the argument was about, but her bitterness was thick. Her finger itched to tap “Add Friend,” but she had left the ball of emotion in her sister’s court and there had been no communication ever since. “How did I let it get this far?” kept running through her mind as tears ran down her face. Then a Bible verse that she and her sister had learned together in Sunday School all those years ago came flooding back.
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