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A Conversation With An Iris

Katie Blog, Spirit 2 Comments

Imagine the stories of the irises in my parent’s backyard. The yard that was once my yard. Deep purple with a whisper of violet and a golden backbone. Their genealogy can be traced to my great-grandmother’s garden. They have been fed by 100 years of soil and rain. 100 winters they have slept in silence. They have survived the frost …

NEEAAReSt and Dearest: Marching in 2018

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Dear NEEAAReST and Dearest, About a year ago I marched alongside 250,000 people in Washington DC. We marched in solidarity with many, many, many people from around the country and world. We marched on the same streets where a woman’s right to vote was demanded. We marched on the same streets where civil rights were demanded. We marched on the …

Wisdom Through Awful Grace: Reflections on Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, and a Landmark for Peace

Katie Blog, Wide-Awakeness Project 3 Comments

Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.      Aeschylus Indianapolis was my first grown-up city. Indianapolis was the first place I lived after I graduated from college. Indianapolis was the first place I rented my own apartment. I …