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Segullah Journal: Hope, Heartaches and Happiness

By Kellie Purcill

My social media apps have all been full of Thanksgiving, end of school year chaos and Christmas preparations – the joy and complications of family.  The latest edition of the Segullah journal tackles the same topics. The essay “Cinderella” by Naomi White moves from childhood memories of what family looks like and means to a …

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Declaring War

By Kellie Purcill

I don’t know when I decided to be an adult. I suppose there must have been a decision that meant I chose to “grow up”, but I cannot remember what that decision was or when it happened. I know that I am an adult, with the responsibilities and demands that such involves, but how much of adulthood is declaring war on our own childhoods? In the latest issue of Segullah, Kylie Nielson Turley’s “A War Poem” has set me to thinking, to considering where my motives come from, and celebrating the freedoms that we often overlook as adults.

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