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~Flannery O’Connor~

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How Long O Lord?: A Reflection on Suffering

I adapted this piece from an essay I wrote while in college. When I wrote this, the memory of the school shootings of winter and spring 2018 were fresh in my mind. Its contents remain poignant in my heart though, as our world continues to throb with suffering. While sobbing after hearing the report of… Continue Reading →

The Truth About the Dark

I hate the dark, but I feel safe curled up with my back against the cold jagged wall of the cavern.  In an odd sense of the word, I am comfortable, with my legs pulled to my chest and my arms wrapped around them, hugging myself tight.  I feel secure in the unknown blackness, knowing… Continue Reading →


It is better that we cross borders, and there is hate and prejudice and war than to never cross borders at all.  It is better we face fear and misunderstanding, askew glances and scoffs than to remain within the comfort of the lines that define us.  It is not a price to pay so much… Continue Reading →

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