Category: Journeys

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On God and Money

Courtney is a law librarian living in NYC. She likes poetry, bikes, and Ethiopian food. Her next career will be in finance. As a Mormon, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about God. As a...

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Seventeen Times I Felt Reverence.

(Inspired by a beautiful part in a beautiful book, 100 Birds Taught Me To Fly, called, “Twelve Times I Prayed.”) My sister, C, holding my baby, singing, “I’m just a little black rain cloud, hovering under...

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Marriage vs. a Piece of Paper

“Marriage really is just a piece of paper,” I said to my fellow Laurel as we sat in an unused room in the church, skipping Sunday school one morning, years and years ago. “I...

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In Pursuit of Happiness…

  By Jenny Over the last year I have felt an explosion of energy surrounding my dreams and ambitions.  A few months ago I wrote about how my dreams and ambitions were squashed as I...

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(De)light and dark

  Walking through my life right now is surreal, with time stretching at 3am when I’m the only one awake, and compressing when I’m chatting with friends like nothing’s changed in the last four...

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Unbundled

This post was written in response to a workshop given by Page Turner at the Exponent II Retreat, September 2016. Before: I feel like a stack of paper stapled into an uneven book. A...

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Choosing the Crisis

I’m preparing to teach a local writing workshop, a six-week class to help some fellow writers create short pieces about a personal life event. To help me jog the faraway parts of people’s memories, I turned...