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The Year I Lost Confidence

It’s the last week of the year and the inevitable “best of…”, “worst of…”, “year in review” type thoughts begin to fill our heads and timelines. As I’ve begun some of my own personal reflections, I’m beginning to see a theme emerging for what 2016 was for me and what I would like to see … Continue reading

My Princess

This year seems to be unprecedented for celebrity deaths. It started, as I recall with David Bowie right around my birthday and continued on with the likes of Alan Rickman, Gene Wilder, Leonard Cohen, George Michael, and of course, Prince. All of these deaths have touched me on some level as I have been moved … Continue reading

What “Rogue One” teaches us about how to resist Empire

    (This post contains spoilers for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”. Do not proceed if you do not want to know key points of the film) If there is one thing about which I am not shy, it is my love of Star Wars. In fact, it is one of my favorite topics. … Continue reading

Weak: An Advent Reflection

Words have not come easily to me as of late. It’s a problem with which every writer struggles and none have found a surefire cure. I’m not sure the root of my current bout of writer’s block, but were I to guess, I would say fatigue. Now, I feel like a bit whiny complaining of … Continue reading