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Jonathan David
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Everyone has a story; This is mine.
Everyone has a story; This is mine.

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Lost Boy
These hazy bluish-gray days* have painted a world to match the frequency I feel my soul has settled upon lately. Trees appear out of the fog like frozen shadowy skeletons and, as far as I can tell, they are all that seem to survive the dense meandering wall...
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You Do Not Have To Be Good
02 January 2015 - Nebraska life in the driver’s seat When I hit the road and began my journey eastward, just days into 2015, I didn’t really grasp the significance of the shift I was making. I knew that I was going from partnered to single, west to east, ur...
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How Long Will it Hurt? - Forgiving the Unforgivable
A little boy went running down the halls toward his parent’s room, his father trailing behind him. He burst through the door and found his mother crying in a fetal position on the bed. The boy’s father swept him into his arms and closed the door before carr...
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They Will Never Break You
I, like many, was surprised how the LDS Church's new policy regarding LGBT people and their children affected me and my family, despite having left Mormonism years ago. I wrote about it on social media over the course of the week, but wanted to give those t...
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Ink: the beginning
It hurt more than I thought it would. It was bearable enough though. After a few seconds of pain he would let up, gifting an immediate moment of relief before he’d continue again. I felt so out of place in that room- surrounded by people and images that yea...
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Waking Up
home I’m not sure when exactly it happened, but there was a moment sometime in May when the universe seemed to align and something clicked within me. Here, on this isolated piece of beautiful farmland, I’ve spent countless hours alone. I sometimes go weeks ...
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Beware the Demons in the Church Pews
Recently, I found a little gem mentioned almost in passing in the introduction of The Artists Way by Julia Cameron and I’ve been thinking quite a lot about the idea she
expresses. I’ve been expanding it over the course of the past few days
and thought it ...
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Demons in the Church Pews
Recently, I found a little gem mentioned almost in passing in the introduction of The Artists Way by Julia Cameron and I’ve been thinking quite a lot about the idea she
expresses. I’ve been expanding it over the course of the past few days
and thought it ...
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Down the Rabbit Hole
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?' 'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat. 'I don't much care where ' said Alice. 'Then it doesn't matter which way you go,' said the Cat. ' so long as I get SOMEWH...
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"I don't pray."
Six of us sat around the dinner table in a farmhouse in the middle of rural Maryland. Across for me were the married couple. They are service missionaries and occasionally wear black name tags that read "the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." To ...
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