Literally just thirteen screenshots of stuff I texted to people this year, presented in no particular order for your amusement and delight.
did you think this wouldn’t happen? or did you think you could vote for a man who consistently appealed to hatred, xenophobia, and fear mongering and then wash your hands of the results?
What does it mean for folks like us (who choose to write certain words about our lives on internet screens for anyone to read) that the thing withheld is often the real story?
The Republican party should know, my fellow Christians should know, my Facebook friends should know, my family should know… if you try to harm my LGBT brothers and sisters, you will need to come through me.
Ellie’s most palpable and significant gift was her ability to bring people together, to create connections. Whether you knew her for 5 minutes or 25 years, you felt her remarkable spirit touch your heart.
Are they ruining their lives? Or am I missing out? Does this window-shopping dance make us all consumers of love and of each other?
To be wholehearted is a radically subversive act. Begin here. Be gentle. Be patient with yourself. And don’t give up.