Elizabeth Apple

The Name of God

I rarely “turn on” the news, preferring the comparative quiet of text to the cobbled noise of the television. There is also

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Hope and Death Row

In June, I left for Austin, TX to begin a summer of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). I settled quickly into a rhythm, spending my days in the medical and surgical intensive care units of the biggest hospital in Austin. The

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The Name of God

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I rarely “turn on” the news, preferring the comparative quiet of text to the cobbled noise of the television. There is also the likely futile sense that, by measure of activity, reading somehow surpasses watching. But January 6th found me, for long hours, in front of the TV. I watched

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Hope and Death Row

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In June, I left for Austin, TX to begin a summer of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). I settled quickly into a rhythm, spending my days in the medical and surgical intensive care units of the biggest hospital in Austin. The hardest cases for me were the ones that offered no

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