Tag Archives: Illness

Falling Into Wonder

to my aunt blanche who rolled from grass to driveway into the street one sunday morning. —Lucille Clifton, “Praise Song,” Aunt Blanche in Lucille Clifton’s “Praise Song” reminds me of the many times I’ve told myself I’m going to do … Continue reading

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Being Brought Low

Living in India for nine years, you see difficult things—sights and experiences there are few words to adequately describe, that must be experienced to be grasped, and even then, can barely be comprehended. When you see the multitudes of families … Continue reading

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Things of Consequence

“As long as you don’t lose your mind, all outer strife is inconsequential.”  Teresa of Avila One advantage of having a broken wrist and bronchitis at the same time is that since you know you can’t do much, you can … Continue reading

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