Category Archives: story

Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult

Every time I read this book, I find myself more challenged than the time before. When I first read it, I focused mainly on the “wrongful birth” issue which was at the heart of the novel. I still find myself … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to People We Wish We Really Knew

This is why I haven’t written for a few days. I was so floored by the loss of these two artists that I didn’t know how to respond. I wasn’t a true fan of Carrie Fisher, but even I know … Continue reading

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We’re All Paper Angels At This Time of the Year

I generally avoid all the Christmas movies at this time of year. Occasionally one catches my attention, though, and reminds me of what Christmas is supposed to be. I watched the movie Paper Angels a few days ago and caught … Continue reading

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Let’s All Be Love Dogs

I’ve had a bit of a vulnerability hangover since posting my last time. I spent two days working on attitude adjustment, but I still feel the need to take a step or two back. I discovered this poem by Rumi … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of Desire by Alison Gresik

I had to re-read this book before I put it on the list of Books That Should Be on Your List. It had been a while, so I wanted to see if Alison’s story stood the test of a little … Continue reading

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Loving The Twins Called Creativity and Fear

I I always thought that if I kept writing, kept creating, one day I’d find that the fear had lessened or even disappeared. I knew it hadn’t happened yet, but I still hoped it would be true. Until I read … Continue reading

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Disability and Stigma in Other Cultures

I just discovered this video on Youtube. It’s about an hour long, and it talks about disability and the stigma of it in Ghana. I think it’s always interesting to see how different cultures view disability and how they treat … Continue reading

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