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The Wailing Wall

    All that remains is the marble of your back as you lie on your side asleep like a fallen column on bed sheets stretching out between us like   forty    years   of    Sinai    sand. I read the ridge of … Continue reading

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Celestial Bodies

CELESTIAL BODIES Luna traced her finger down the long crack in the cement stoop they sat on. It ran under her feet like a fault line and disappeared under the toe of Sam’s dark Van shoe beside her—something a teenage … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Chasing Fireflies 

We knew it was officially summer as kids when the first fireflies appeared. My Mom would give us mason jars and we’d run out into the yard and try to catch them.  We’d creep through the darkness and wait for … Continue reading

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Nothing happens for a Reason.

  We cling to this idea that “everything happens for a reason” because we can’t be content not knowing. We want to see the promised hand of God in everything, so we constantly sift through our decisions like tea-leaves in … Continue reading

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The Dog you Need, Not the Dog you Want

I have a love/hate relationship with the Church. God either has a sick sense of humor, likes to mess with me, or is trying to teach me something.  The only logical explanation is that God is trying to teach me … Continue reading

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