The Shortform
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The Shortform

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I’ll always treasure Betty White and the other Golden Girls. As the world slept, the pranks of their romantic adventures provided relief from my sadness.

A joyful heart is good medicine, Proverbs 17:22 ESV but grief robs us of our gaiety.

The Golden Girls proved the value of good entertainment. They addressed aging, widowhood, sex, and betrayal- topics submerged in pain, yet, capable of touching every funny bone in my body. They were God’s gift, as I aimlessly…



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Verbieann Hardy

Striving to follow Jesus. I write about life, faith, and relationships as I age with grateful grit. Please support my work through stories.