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Ask Me: How can I know if he’s the one? And are we too young to get married?

Dear Bronwyn, My boyfriend and I are both 20, and have been dating for 4 years. We have been talking about getting married for a few months and I’m getting scared. I’m scared that he’s not the one for me because I don’t have that gut feeling and part of me is saying run away and …

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Idiot Psalms (Scott Cairns)

Idiot Psalms 1           A psalm of Isaak, accompanied by Jew’s harp. O God Belovéd if obliquely so,                       dimly apprehended in the midst                       of this, the fraught obscuring fog                         of my insufficiently capacious ken,                         Ostensible Lover of our kind—while                       apparently aloof—allow                       that I might glimpse once more                       Your shadow in the land, avail                       for me, a …

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Why I’m Glad I Broke His Favorite Coffee Mug

This morning I woke up hungover from life and late night reading. I thumped downstairs and, amid the din of chatter, started to scramble through the morning routine. Reaching into the overhead cupboard to retrieve the life-giving coffee ingredients, my hand caught on something, sending half a dozen coffee mugs  crashing down on me like …

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