Category: Family

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Growing up with disabled siblings

  By Maria  Of the six children born into my family, two are disabled.  The oldest child in the family, my brother T, has ADD, motor skill impairment, and various other moderate to severe...

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A false sense of security?

Building on Caroline’s post about money matters earlier this week, I’d like to talk Social Security. But can we not talk about partisan debates or privatization and talk about what happens to SAHM’s who...

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Jesus as Mother

by Caroline Recently I’ve discovered Julian of Norwich, a 14th century female mystic and theologian. I love her optimistic view of a loving, compassionate God and her radical ideas about universal salvation. And I...

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Friday Photo Feature: Jessawhy

This Photo Feature welcomes one of our new ExII permabloggers (Zenaida, our other new perma, posted yesterday). From Jessawhy: I’m an Arizona native with a bachelor’s degree from BYU. I loved my time there,...

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Guest Post: The Path of Least Resistance

A great guest post by Jessawhy: Though experiencing similar crises of faith, my friend Anna and I have different incentives with respect to church activity and lifestyle choices. Without a firm conviction of the...

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The Long-Distance Family Phenomenon

Living far away from my family isn’t as bad anymore. It used to tear me apart inside each time I’d hear of this sibling’s latest concert and that niece’s recent cuteness, the dinner everyone...