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psalm                                        January 28, 2016 this isn’t babylon and there is no river to sit down beside and weep. where am i to grieve the child you were so eager to abandon? … Continue reading

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Crying For Colorado

Here’s the trillion dollar question: if we, here in the good ol’ US of A, saw on the news that this had happened in another country, that an armed, middle-aged man had gone into a health clinic offering well-woman visits and breast cancer screenings at the time (obviously premeditated with that much ammo and supplies) and shot a dozen people would we hesitate to call it terrorism? Would we bother to talk about his motives or try to distance ourselves with pleas to wait for more info? Would it matter if he had a vendetta against one person? Would it matter if it was a “domestic dispute?” Remember that lovely explanation about honor killings and domestic violence?
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Naively Optimistic

Am I the only one who will be just reading along and suddenly find a sentence that make me go “Oh, well, now I get it?” I’ve had more than one person use the same exact words to describe me–naively … Continue reading

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