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Valerie Riese

Grace & Truth and The Truth About Shame

February 14, 2020 |
Grace and Truth: A weekly Christian link-up

Please make sure you can log into the system and reply to this email.
I replied all right. I told my supervisor his email was a mistake because I’d never heard of any such system. He wrote back about a training a few weeks prior, but I insisted that he’d forgotten to schedule me. He politely wrote back again with more details, so just to prove him wrong, I checked my Favorites. 

I found the link to the system bookmarked in a relevant folder. And yet I still had no clue what he was talking about.

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