Category Archives: philosophical maelstroms

Buying a Ticket for Something I Don’t Want to Attend

I WENT AGAINST MY GUT FEELING and bought a ticket for a gathering I don’t want to attend. I did it completely out of a sense of “should,” violating my own policy: Either choose to do a thing or choose … Continue reading

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Maybe the Key to Mercy

We pray, Grant us mercy, Lord. Maybe the very mercy we want pouring down on us is realized only as we answer these two questions . . . Continue reading

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I Don’t Know My Role

The line “I don’t know my role” is hovering, so I’m going with it. I’ll put it before all of you and see what you have to say. FIRST TIME I SAW the neon orange blanket in the park it appeared as … Continue reading

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