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When Your Life is Out-of-Control During Lent

“We have you checked in, go ahead and take a seat,” she says. But I don’t take a seat. Instead, I pace the small, cramped waiting room, willing my steps to lull my baby girl to sleep or at least to a place of contentment. As I pace, the clinic doors swing open every three

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I Was Wrong About You, 2014

You climb into bed with her, and this is easy because lounging around together is what you’ve always done best. Sometimes there is silence, but more often than not there is laughter; you’ve always been good at laughing together too. While lying beside her, you’re aware something is not as it should be, but then

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Words I Don’t Want to Say

  The running length of the film was close to three hours. Perfect, I thought. It’s true; I have a strange affection for long movies. It isn’t logical, I know, but if the running time is over ninety-six minutes, I am more inclined to see it. I handed over cash in exchange for a matinee

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