Author Archives: Sarah

New Year’s Resolutions

I have two. They are: To go outside more, and to correspond more reliably. The first doesn’t require much explanation. Chicago, it turns out, is an absolutely terrible place to exist in the winter. The number of degrees it was … Continue reading

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i like my religion like i like my tumblr sidebar: badly formatted and politically fraught

On the one hand: I get really disgusted by the interference of religion in politics. I don’t fucking want prominent politicians showing public support of Israel because a prophecy says that the Second Coming of Christ can only happen when … Continue reading

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crazy: a retrospective

You only realize in retrospect, sometimes, that you were a little crazy. I felt like I was coping with my finals season astoundingly well. I slept so much more than most of the people I was in class with. I … Continue reading

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ONE DAY MORE

yes hello I am in the process of finishing wedging a semester’s worth of civil procedure down my gaping baby bird maw my last final in my first semester of law school is innnnnn about 12 hours??? last night I … Continue reading

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A short break

This is not the third in the series. I’m still thinking on that one, after the last came out… disjointed, and not really communicating what I hoped it would. I have not found my way sufficiently close to the bottom … Continue reading

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guilt, part one.

Happy first of Advent, yo! This is the second in a series about why I am queer, and also still Catholic. I was sixteen when I began to question my sexuality in a real and serious way. I was sixteen … Continue reading

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what change looks like

Here are some facts: This weekend, my mother and my sister attended a retreat in Decatur, Georgia, hosted by a nationwide organization called Fortunate Families. The organization is one dedicated to bringing LGBT people into communion with the Catholic Church. … Continue reading

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