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Jael Amador

writes from New York, New York.

Ask for Miracles

I can’t remember that 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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The Phone Call

I’ve always considered myself to be a pretty intelligent person. One of my favorite stories to tell is of an incident that happened in my …

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A Little Strange

I feel a little strange. Strange because now that my primary source of stress (my dissertation proposal) is over, I’m well rested and I’m not …

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Getting a Haircut

WHY?! WHY?! WHY ME?! I left the hair salon in tears. To be honest, it had been a while since I’ve been in for a …

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I Know My Way Back

When I left New York City a few years ago, I had a really difficult time getting used to California. Well, to say getting used …

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Change Is Possible

I work at a university counseling center. I spend my days talking to amazing college students. Many of them are in pain, not physical pain, …

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Time to Listen

It was a stressful time for me. I was in the middle of finals week and I still had a song to write. I had …

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A Museum Visit

A few years ago I lived in Atlanta, Georgia, for a couple of years. I had an amazing experience and formed so many excellent friendships. …

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Enjoy the Gifts

I had never heard of a Bully Stick before getting my dog, Sparta. Bully sticks are an edible chew toy that are much safer to …

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