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Who Do We Believe?
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by on April 27, 2019May 2, 2019

Who Do We Believe?

I say he did it. He says I’m lying. Who do we believe? The victim or the perpetrator? Which is which? What is our belief based on? Where does the truth lie? Whose truth is the absolute? Is there an absolute? Gaaaaaaa!! It’s so confusing!!! In my experience, I’ve learned there are 3 or more...

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Putting Things in Context
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by on March 1, 2019April 27, 2019

Putting Things in Context

My life is constantly bombarded with headline news, vast amounts of social information that’s hard to process, my own embedded perceptions from personal life experience, and books and art I can’t often comprehend. There’s so much information coming at me all the time it’s hard to determine what I should let in and what I...

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Divorce – It’s What I Know
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by on February 22, 2019April 27, 2019

Divorce – It’s What I Know

Divorce is a hard to talk and write about. I’ve tried – many times. Then I let it go and give up. Then I come back to it as writing about the experience helps me navigate the why’s,  what if’s, and what went wrong’s. Then I let it go again as I move on with...

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Politics of Immigration
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by on February 5, 2019April 27, 2019

Politics of Immigration

I was raised by Ronald Reagan Republicans, whatever that means. I don’t remember specific political conversations until I was in college but the demeanor of my parents spoke more words than their language. If you slept in, you were lazy. Saturday chores weren’t an option. When you’re old enough to work, get a job and...

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What to do When you Fight with a Friend.
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by on January 22, 2019January 23, 2019

What to do When you Fight with a Friend.

My daughter texted me the other day to tell me she was sad. “Why? Life?” I texted back. “I feel like I don’t have a best friend” she replied.  The problem was, that over the past year, she and her best friend had some disagreements on matters of boys and life. I’m not exactly sure...

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Weaving A Life
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by on January 16, 2019February 20, 2019

Weaving A Life

Weaving, like life, is a process. The complexities and interconnectedness of the yarn mirroring the path we choose to take through life. When young our ideas spring from the thoughts of our parents. But as we age, ideas become our own, initially grounded in the beliefs of our teachers. Sometimes ideas are vague and swirl...

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