Better than getting a good deal
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Better than getting a good deal

If you’re on Tiktok or Instagram, chances are you’ve seen a clothing haul. In these videos, bubbly influencers unbox new outfits while captions boast a ridiculously low cost-to-clothing ratio. Maybe you’ve even clicked an affiliate link, discovered an ultra-fast fashion brand like Shein and started filling a cart of your own. But before you get…

Where’s Jesus?
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Where’s Jesus?

When 19 children and two teachers are murdered we cry, where’s Jesus? When a white supremacist kills 10 African Americans in a supermarket, where’s Jesus? When nations wage war bringing death, destruction, famine, homelessness and economic chaos, where’s Jesus? When loved ones suffer from cancer or mental illness, where’s Jesus? One might treat this question…

Madonna Alley
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Madonna Alley

The property we move to when the baby is 18 months old borders a grassy, city-owned alley. It is a secret garden, a lost green plot turned into a tiny community park. Eight properties back onto this narrow stretch of land. Neighbors take turns mowing the grass, half-heartedly tending the gardens, letting their dogs run…