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Lorelei Thorne

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April 16, 2021

It Takes a Village

In 2019, a national estimate of 1,840 children died at the hand of abuse and neglect. That’s 2.5 children per 100,000 in the population. If the trend continues as it has…
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February 12, 2021

With Love

February is weird. What are all the pink stuffed animals crowding up multiple aisles in the grocery store? Why are their heart-shaped chocolates everywhere? And why is it all so…
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December 18, 2020

The Gift of Presence

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The time when streets are lit with more than just streetlights. When mistletoe is hung everywhere and everything smells of pine. Spirits…
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October 15, 2020

Autumn Changes

The seasonal shift from summer to autumn and into winter is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year. Autumn’s changes are at their peak; a release of the old…
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August 20, 2020

Peace Like a River

Peace is often a difficult concept to grasp—even though it’s something we hear about our whole lives. Paradoxically, peace, usually, feels like something we have to fight or struggle for.…
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June 3, 2020

Break the Stigma

If you’re anything like 18-year-old Lorelei, mental health is intimidating. Where do we begin educating ourselves on the concept? Quarantine gave me a chance, though unconsciously, to focus on my…
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March 20, 2020

TRANSFORMAtion

‘Transformation’- a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance; a metamorphosis. There is something special about witnessing a caterpillar transform into a butterfly. It’s a strategic process that requires…