Family

September 17 2014

Keepsake

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When you wake up on a Thursday morning in July, if you happen to be ten years old, the good news is: you will not be going to school. In fact, barring a decent parent’s intervention, …

Culture

September 16 2014

Run

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I’m not much of a runner. Sure, if the gym isn’t open, I might go for a jog around my neighborhood, but generally I try not to do anything requiring rhythm, hand-eye coordination, or athletic ability …

Family

September 16 2014

Warrior Mom

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He addressed the men. “How many of you feel like warriors? I mean, you would dive over sofas, wielding swords to protect your families, right?” All the men raised their hands. “I mean, women don’t …

What’s It Like To Be A Gay Christian?

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“So what’s it like?” he asked as he cut into his spinach and goat cheese omelette. “What’s what like?” I responded. “What’s it like to be a gay Christian.” I nearly dropped my fork. “I don’t think I’ve ever …

Family

September 15 2014

I Am Placed

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I was caught off guard by how quick and hard the tears came. This moment was weeks in coming, and while I expected there to be some emotions, I didn't expect this. They lodged themselves …

Culture

September 15 2014

Like A Virgin

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I lost my virginity in a hotel room. It was not like the movies, no dramatic musical crescendos, no perfectly crafted lines of dialogue, just two people cautiously traveling each other's bodies for the first …

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