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"Not My President!"

I’ve heard this frequently lately.  I struggle to understand what people mean when they say these words.  Emotions are still running high as we approach inauguration 723 more words


Going Somewhere?

Where are you going?  Don’t you have somewhere to be?  You’re on your way to something, aren’t you?

These are questions most of us find absolutely normal.   1,026 more words


Overcoming the Tragedy

Four months ago, way back in July when I could still delude myself into believing there are orders of magnitude more good than bad people in the USA, I… 1,098 more words


Interlude: Late Nights, Long Days

I’ll admit that I kind of avoided talking about election season while it was going on. It was hard for me to keep up, honestly – I was kind of dealing with my own shit, dealing with the slow, inexorable decline of my endorphins, my dopamine, my seratonin, as I started to spend my days hunched in front of a computer instead of confidently striding down a trail. 1,410 more words


Interlude: And I Must Go

The drips from the roof of my apartment – dulled, distant, metallic – sound nothing like the drumming of drips from the pine trees onto my tent, but they keep me awake anyway. 339 more words


I Am Hopeful Again

I attended the inaugural meeting of the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) on October 7th in Chicago. I did so because I believe strongly that conservative, evangelical, orthodox, traditional Wesleyan United Methodist Christians need to band together. 318 more words