Now working on my final guest post. Thought I’d toss a (non-related) bone in the meantime:
Here are ten candid, insightful, courageous pieces from Segullah’s back issues. Enjoy!
Take Root Downward, Bear Fruit Upward
By Sara Greenwood
Painful, poignant, powerful vignettes about the life and death of Betsey Pearl Greenwood.
You Just Have to Love
By Elona Knighton Shelley
When a teenage son tells you he’s gay, what’s a mother to do?
Barcelona, Venezuela: 1998
By Brittney Carman
Easy faith disintegrates when faced with gangrene.
When Life Begins
By Kerry Spencer
Infertility, in-vitro fertilization, and an insistent question.
By Nancy Soper
Two grandsons became sons–and then grandsons again.
Healing spiritually after choosing abortion.
By Johanna Buchert Smith
Do-gooder learns tough lessons in an African village.
Angels of Mercy
By Darlene Young
If you read only one poem in your lifetime about a boob job, make it this one.
we all hate to be alone
By Johnna Benson Cornett
“Is it fair to write poems about babies?” Johnna asked (referring to the emotional gimme). And the answer is yes, if you do it like this.
Blood and Milk
By Sharlee Mullins Glenn
Poetic wistfulness and satisfaction regarding the road not taken.