I harbor a secret addiction to shows like Hoarders. I admit I watch these shows to help me feel better about my own housekeeping, my own neuroses, my own particular brand of weird. It’s not a pretty admission, but it’s true.
While driving recently, I caught part of an NPR show about the life of Anne Sexton, whose poetry has always moved me. When I heard the words of her poem, “Her kind” ringing through the speakers I stopped to listen, taking in the pace of the words and the scheme of the rhyme.
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15th January, 2015
Hello Dear Readers,
In 2014, many of you chose to support a little magazine—independent, volunteer-powered, quirky, printed on real paper with real ink, and centered around art and faith.
Let me tell you, this was a gutsy choice.
We’re not a glossy magazine or fancy website promising abs of steel or the perfect home decor or six steps to financial success. Quite the opposite. Our gifted writers and artists are asking questions and discussing poverty, hard truths, messy life, and beauty that is complex and worth fighting for. We’re often whispering in a world that is shouting. Or crying out in a world too silent.
This is why your choice matters so much. You are listening, watching with us. Read More »
30th December, 2014