Part of the Journey

It was so cold when my alarm jolted me from a fitful sleep.  So cold in fact, that my first instinct was to re-set my alarm and burrow deeper under the covers, the cocoon of heat from the warmth of our bodies a familiar comfort. I closed my eyes and wished for forty-five more minutes but I could feel my heart whooshing in my ears. How could I sleep? I had heard Him calling and I had spent so...
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