Women Arise: Acquainted with Grief 1

Women Arise: Acquainted with Grief

Women Arise: Acquainted with Grief Article by Andrea Maher When I was an adolescent growing up in our tight-knit neighborhood of Philadelphia, I remember three families that experienced the death of a child.  One classmate was hit by a car, (which had me looking both ways a zillion times before crossing our busy street).  The …

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Women Arise: Broken Friendships

Women Arise: Broken Friendships Article by Andrea Maher I’ve never had trouble making friends. In fact, in my high school yearbook, I was voted “friendliest female.” Not a brag… (ugh, high school, come on?), however I am just confirming how much I always enjoyed making friends and especially with people from a variety of identity …

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Women Arise: Redemptive, Not Reactive

Women Arise: Redemptive, Not Reactive Article by Andrea Maher I have a current struggle:  I don’t want to become a porcupine—that person that brushes, scrapes, bristles and bruises everyone in their path.  It is obvious that the  changing times we are living in has heightened everyone’s senses and is causing abnormally rash responses that are …

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