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What Can I Say?

What Can I Say?

I was in the middle of that tired debate with myself. Do I watch the news or not? I want to be informed. I do. But do I have the energy to cry again at the sadness, the violence, the raw footage of the worst of our humanity? Do I want to try to understand it, once […]

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Covid-Living: One Unique Response

Covid-Living: One Unique Response

It’s been an unusual week, one filled with confusing interpretations of the “relaxed” stay-at-home directives. Our unified shock at this deadly virus has splintered into diverse responses. But one sentence has helped me stay grounded and focused. It comes from a card sent to me by my sweet sissy, Rachel. In it, she writes: I […]

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COVID Consequences: Rescheduled Living

COVID Consequences: Rescheduled Living

Yep, these are trying times. Still! My son was supposed to get married last weekend. I was supposed to gain a daughter-in-law. Two families were supposed to become connected forever. But it didn’t happen. How do you move through a life-changing event that was supposed to happen, but couldn’t? Do you fast-forward through the date, […]

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