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Opinion and Oppression

Our home is like many American homes; it may be like most American homes, as Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. This morning we were sad and confused. My husband reminded me, in the midst of my hopelessness and anger, to … Continue reading

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A Heart With Legs

The other night, the girls discussed what God looks like. Ellie needed answers. Real ones. “He is whatever you imagine he looks like,” was the best I could do for her. Molly explained, calmly that he could look like a … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Been Happy?

I would not say I am a happy person. By nature or by defect, I am often depressed and moody. And it is by knowing the darkness that I can experience its absence with pure appreciation. There is an almost … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Where Have I Been?

This past New York winter–mild, erratic, flighty–was still winter. And all that comes with that–the boots, gloves, dirt salted floors, early darkness and staying inside as much as possible–put me a little off these past few months. More than usual. … Continue reading

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