Shannon Casey

Shannon Casey is an intermittent traveler, writer, and photographer. She is also a physician assistant currently practicing in Seattle, Wash.

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Embracing Darkness This Advent Season

by Shannon Casey 12-04-2018

Photo by Amelie Ohlrogge on Unsplash

The dimming of the Advent wreath also reminded me of civil rights activist Valarie Kaur’s poignant question: “What if this darkness is not the darkness of the tomb, but the darkness of the womb?” “Remember the wisdom of the midwife: ‘Breathe,’" she says.

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