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Love and the Chicago Cubs

Love and the Chicago Cubs are essentially the same thing: a lot of people root for them but they will never win. Dress them up in royal blue, for corporate picnics in July; fine playthings in the summer months, that … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Once Again I Recommit to my Surrender

Your Monday Blessing: Once Again I Recommit to my Surrender Once again I recommit to my surrender to love. They point their little guns at us, there isn’t much time. Raise the mast heavenward, unfurl the rainbow flag. I stand … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Love the Hunter

Love roams the earth Looking for victims Sacrifices to the high God She is not inescapable Some days we are too fast too wary Once I was able to disguise myself as a man looking at a train timetable She … Continue reading

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Thug or mentally ill?

Thug, or mentally ill? Let’s consider the evidence: * Racist hate groups’ constant rhetoric of “they’re taking over” * Assault-weapon gun ownership (for protection) involving less paperwork then a fishing license * The most overpriced health care system in the … Continue reading

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A reflection on Caitlyn Jenner, Rachel Dolezal, and the American art of reinvention

For those who can afford it, America has always been a land rich in the possibilities for reinvention. Long before The Great Gatsby, people in this country have seized the opportunity to remake themselves in the image of that which … Continue reading

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In Defense of Ice Cream as a Spiritual Practice

In Defense of Ice Cream as a Spiritual Practice First of all, ice cream is utterly destructive to the body. Let go of all the brittle little lies about calcium; please don’t talk to me of endorphins’ role in stress … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: The extra verses of your life

The extra verses of your life Are written in a foreign hand And possess an uncertain beauty – The cadences are all ungainly, Or else far too cutesy. You almost fear they’re written mainly To impress, an order forced upon … Continue reading

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