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Sweatpants & Soul | The First Shower After

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

We sit side by side on padded chairs next to the exam table, my husband and I. He’s there for emotional support but that part is easy. Physically, he’s not sure where to [...]

Movie Review | A Monster Calls

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

“You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.” –        Patrick [...]

Bearing Witness

May 27, 2015 // 6 Comments

It’s really uncomfortable to sit with someone else’s pain. I don’t like feeling helpless. I ache to fix, and when I can’t, I squirm. I think about the days I used to [...]

Essay | The Beauty Of The Ugly

June 18, 2014 // 1 Comment

A candid perspective of human transformation in “The Beauty of the Ugly,” from Emma Moser, about the summer of her grandfather’s death: The Beauty of the Ugly At my [...]