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Stephanie Snuffer
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On symbolism
Symbolism uses one thing (or idea) to represent another thing (or idea). There is always “this” that stands in the place of “that.” The value of the symbol is in teaching about “that” by employing “this” as a teaching tool. .. In temple or religious symboli...
On symbolism
On symbolism
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Guess what?  It's pretty damn difficult parenting adult children.

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Hillbilly Elegy
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance My rating: 4 of 5 stars All I can think about and could think about while reading this book was that I am so unbelievably ignorant of the world, and not just the world, but the good o...

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The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor My rating: 5 of 5 stars A book full humor, horror, hopelessness and hope written in beautiful metaphorical prose. View all my reviews

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A Mother's Day Letter to My Kids
Dear all of you, Last year I had a thought or impression, maybe. I felt like I wanted to send you guys a letter to tell you my thoughts about Mother's Day. Well the day, week, month and year came and went, and I never did. This year, same impression. This t...

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A Prayer
Lord, I want to be like you. I want to have your influence guide
all I do. I have been thinking a lot about relationships, and how we interact
with one another in this fallen world. Our form of communication is imperfect. We misunderstand one
another. We gi...

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S&#t I let my kids and their friends do*
In honor of this blog post:  http://pintsizedtreasures.com/games-my-kids-are-not-allowed-to-play/ Here is a list of a few of the things I let (or watched) my kids and their friends do:  -Ride a Yamaha 90 cc dirt bike without shoes or helmets (starting at ap...

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A New Year's Resolution
1. Be less superficial in my interactions with people. 2. Be a safe place for others to do the same. I hope I am able to articulate succinctly what is in my head and my heart. I feel strongly about this. I had an epiphany the other day. The names have been ...

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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Susannah Cahalan writes this memoir like the journalistic reporter that she is. It lacks the emotional intensity it could have perhaps because of her suffering and memory loss. H...

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Slaughter House Five
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 2 of 5 stars Umm...umm... That's all I could come up with. I read it on a trip where I literally had 3 days to do nothing. Under those circumstances, I found it easy to read, and well-written (Kurt Vonnegut, d...
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