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F is for Fail

I can’t do this. Clearly. I’ve failed again this week to secure employment. The reason given for why – because I haven’t done enough publishing. But that’s because I have sent my writing to the interviewer and badgered and badgered … Continue reading

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Hurdling

“I could feel the tears brimming and sloshing in me like water in a glass that is unsteady and too full.” Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar I hold back the tears. Again, and again and again. I feel their surge and … Continue reading

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Bed in Sheol

I slept for 8 hours again on Friday, waking at lunchtime. I do not sleep easily these days. I lie awake worrying, and struggle to keep my eyes open at my desk. The words of essays swim in  front of … Continue reading

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Perfectly Peaceful

I often have an ear worm running through my mind for the day. Most often said ear worms have a faith-based dimension to them. Today, and yesterday, it was this one: Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our … Continue reading

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