Sunday, July 5 2020 - 7:16 PM

Jael Amador

writes from New York, New York.

Paralysis of Analysis

“You have ‘paralysis of analysis,'” said Mr. Kendall, my 8th grade science teacher after an hour of sitting with me. I was supposed to have …

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Imaginary Arguments

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve been known to be very level headed. It’s still pretty rare for me to be angry with …

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Drink More Water

“You have to drink more water!” I can still hear my mother’s voice as she admonished me for going back to the refrigerator for more …

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The Agitator

Do you know what the dot over the letter “i” is called? A tittle! What about that metal thing at the end of your pencil …

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Ask for Miracles

I can’t remember the last time I saw a miracle. And I often wonder if it’s because my prayers have become formulaic. It’s hard to …

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Say Nice Things

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!” I heard that a lot when I was growing up. Apparently, I …

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