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Dear Scarlett, all I knew to do was to kiss your face ( a letter to my daughter)

Dear Scarlett, I didn’t get to hold you in my arms right after you were born. I’m sorry. It wasn’t supposed to be that way. You were to be pulled from my body, and then placed back on me, a little cocoon on the outside was ready-made and waiting for you; I was so excited

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A Letter From a Reader: moving from fear and into freedom

Today’s post comes to you from a new friend of mine. Erin has been reading here since my series on friendships between men and women. Earlier this week, I asked her if she’d be interested in sharing her reaction to the series, and I’m happy she’s willing to share her words in my space today. Dear Natalie, Thank

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Thoughts on Glenn Beck’s Interview with Mark Driscoll: what I hope to teach my son about bullies

  Yesterday, during morning Mass, one of the prayers offered up was from a sixth grade boy. He spoke into the microphone, “For an end to persecution and bulling, especially for children, we pray to the Lord.” I held my own son a little bit closer to me, and considered the pews filled with children as I

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