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A Dangerous Fantasy

I stumbled on this by British author and historian Leanda de Lisle on Twitter yesterday:

There’s an issue to get the mind going first thing on a Monday. 273 more words

General

5 Year Old Boy 'Jackson Riley' Suspended For Making ‘Terroristic Threats’ Against School

A California kindergartner, Jackson Riley, was suspended for making “terroristic threats” against his school, officials said.

Great Valley Academy officials said that the ordeal unfolded when Jackson was asked to take off his backpack, but the 5-year-old boy refused. 241 more words

Tatafo

Winnipeg Police Kill 33-Year-Old Man (September 23, 2017)

The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU), the agency that examines police harm to civilians in Manitoba, is investigating the killing of a 33-year-old man in “The Maples” area of Winnipeg on the afternoon of September 23, 2017. 66 more words

Canada

THIS IS A POEM ABOUT ABNORMALITIES AND INVENTIONS OF VIOLENCE 9.24.17

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Her father finds me dangerous. Sharpens his pinneedle gaze on my hands where scabs pock my knuckles like tiny umber islands marooned in the sea of my skin. 250 more words

My DV Story Chapter 8

Read Chapter 7 here

It was a Tuesday, and I was originally driving to work, on two hours of sleep after staying up all night when Mike* threatened to kill himself. 3,070 more words

Health

Saving Hadley: Chapter 17

Start at the beginning: https://bluebeard-art.com/prologue-2/

A brief chapter, but one that provides both context and an introduction to one of the major antagonists of Act 3. 427 more words

Art

Cruciform Communion

I grew up in a small town Baptist church and my grandparents were Lutheran. Later I went on to become a Calvinist of sorts. But somewhere along the line, by way divine intervention I’m sure, I ended up in a faith family full of pacifist, quasi-Anabaptist, open theist, rather peculiar Kingdom peeps. 1,450 more words

Communion