National Gaslighting:After The Attack on the Capitol

I think the hardest part of the attack on the Capitol for me has been the constant deluge of posts dismissing anyone who is upset about it. From a parody on the parable to “Let he who is without sin cast the first stone,” to comments about self-righteousness, to posts about how if you are... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve

I know sometimes it feels like everything is dark, like there is nothing to hope for or live for. If you are sinking tonight, let me hold you. I’m so sorry for what you have been through this year. I’m sorry. I know it hurts. Let me stroke your hair as you weep into your... Continue Reading →

Christmas 2020

We are all approaching this Christmas with different eyes, changed hearts, and a new way of living. We didn’t know last year what we know now, and maybe it wouldn’t have mattered if we did, or maybe it would. It could have ruined the atmosphere thinking of what would happen, or maybe we would live... Continue Reading →

Dear Trump Supporters, Part II

Dear Trump Supporters, I am so, so angry at you. Like so angry I would like to stand on a pedestal and scream unkind things at you. Why? Because I am scared out of my mind of what is happening in our country right now. The President fired the secretary of defense right after he... Continue Reading →

A Letter to Trump Supporters

Dear Trump Supporters, For the last several days, I have waited to write a post. Maybe part of me was afraid, but mostly, I wanted to be respectful of your feelings, knowing the intense amount of fear and stress so many of you were feeling. As the counting draws to a close, and certifications begin,... Continue Reading →

Stay in the Fight

Tonight, I am struggling to find the words to say, again. As this election season comes to a close, I feel sadness that this is where we are, and fear that by the end of the week we will be in a war. Donald Trump and his followers are fighting to keep as many people... Continue Reading →

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