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Postponement and Poem

Hello, my lovely, faithful readers.  It’s been a while since I’ve actually talked to you.  How are you doing? Eight days ago, I finished writing the first draft of a novel I’ve been working on for a year and a … Continue reading

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Learning to be Emotional

Something I’ve been realizing recently is how emotionally stunted the society I live in is, and consequently how emotionally stunted I am.  Since I was young, I have been implicitly taught that unpleasant feelings are bad and unnatural, and I … Continue reading

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Realigning Desires (And an Update on Dressember)

Welcome to the “What God is Doing in my Life” segment of this blog. For about the past month, I have been feeling slightly distracted.  It was not like something big happened; rather, something inside my spirit was distracted, not … Continue reading

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Guarding Your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” (Proverbs 4:23). When I first came across this passage, I was a freshman in college, having recently undergone the worst heartbreak of my life to date.  I … Continue reading

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The Heart Bush

When it’s warm outside, my family likes to eat dinner on our back patio. One night near the end of this past summer, we were doing just that. I had recently developed a fascination with pruning our overgrown plants and … Continue reading

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Evil Twins and True Beauty

When I was in fourth grade, for the first couple months of school, my teacher thought my name was Brittany Wrangler (instead of Bethany Wangler). When she finally realized her mistake (I was super super quiet back then, so it … Continue reading

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