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The Other Side of Grief Is Love

The Other Side of Grief Is Love

Elaina Judge often thinks about her stillborn daughter, McKayla, who would have turned three on February 22, today, the same…
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Triptych Excerpt II: A God-Raked Field

Triptych Excerpt II: A God-Raked Field

The following is an excerpt from April Vinding’s new spiritual memoir, Triptych, releasing this month. As I wondered at the airy sawdust…
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Helping the Morning: New and Selected Poems, by Jeanne Murray Walker

Helping the Morning: New and Selected Poems, by Jeanne Murray Walker

Helping the Morning reviewed by Benjamin Myers Jeanne Murray Walker’s Helping the Morning: New and Selected Poems (Wordfarm, 2014) is…
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Triptych Excerpt I: Ice Storm

Triptych Excerpt I: Ice Storm

The following is an excerpt from April Vinding’s upcoming spiritual memoir, Triptych, releasing this month. One sunny afternoon while the hot…
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Triptych Excerpt III: Sister Anne

Triptych Excerpt III: Sister Anne

The following is an excerpt from April Vinding’s new spiritual memoir, Triptych, releasing this month. Each morning Sister Anne stands with us…
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A Christening, a Handle, a Call: A New Name

A Christening, a Handle, a Call: A New Name

I first wrote my new name in Annie Dillard’s For the Time Being. Then read, “The legend of the Traveler…
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