I’m intrigued with this notion of “desire lines,” a term I recently learned. Then again, I’ve known about them my whole life; I just called them short-cuts. →By Aaron Brown
"Death is the door that never closes / on the slow life hours." →
One of the symbols of sumud is the olive tree. Israeli settlers have destroyed thousands of olive trees and Palestinians simply plant more. →
An Interview with Diane MillisBy Susan Sink
According to Diane Millis, a redemptive story has nothing to do with a happy ending. Instead, it's about discovering the full truth of one's life. →By Jen Crow
What would you grab if your house was on fire? Jen Crow recommends that you find a bra. You’re going to be meeting with a lot of people over the next few days. →
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