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Dorothy Day’s Appreciation for Gardening and the Natural World: Implications for Teen Mental Health 

The 1958 diaries of Dorothy Day (1987-1980) capture glimpses of Day’s appreciation for land and the natural world. Her continuous indications of the weather and temperature, her love for the farm, and her peaceful visits to the beach reiterate that she had a deep connection to the land and natural world (Day 1958).  These were … Continue reading Dorothy Day’s Appreciation for Gardening and the Natural World: Implications for Teen Mental Health 

Words for The Void

Words that no one will read,Lifelessly waiting for their reader to appear.The author’s intention is now long past,Such words await the consumer’s grasp.Tucked away in forgotten pages,Meaningful words that others fail to see.No one to enact what was written,Powerful voices remain silent forevermore. Words that inspire and bring hope,Begging to be released from their chains.Lost stories … Continue reading Words for The Void

The postmoderns were right

The postmoderns were right.There are no great plans or grand narratives.Nothing that suggests purpose or clarity.We’re all just muddling through the mire.Befuddled wanderings masked as intent.Where are you going? Where am I?Here, there, likely nowhere.The great plans don’t seem to be working.I don’t know where I’m supposed to be.No one else does either. Time to … Continue reading The postmoderns were right