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Some words that should never be followed by BUT

I was in a church discussion group recently where someone (older, white, male) said, “some people say Martin Luther was anti-Semitic BUT…” and then proceeded to attempt to justify this fact and brush it aside. I seethed. I’m still seething. … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Go

I wrote 3,000 words yesterday and left them in the draft folder. Mostly I spent the day focused on babysitting and cooking and just being with my kids. The thing about cooking soup while the baby naps is that it … Continue reading

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What If I Actually Told My Own Truth, The Whole Truth, Nothing But That Truth?

I haven’t turned in my Grad School Application yet. I don’t have the money to pay the fee. I don’t even have the money to pay my rent or utilities or get groceries. And I don’t know what to do … Continue reading

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