'Is There A God?'

Searching for salvation sometimes means ignoring yourself.

Plague Hospital (1798-1800) by Francisco Goya

Dear Polly,

Your words and your honesty and vulnerability have gotten me through some pretty hard times in the past, and I have a lot of gratitude for that, and for you. But I have a lot of something else right now too, and that's utter existential dread. It's bad. And I'm finding that I can't keep my mind fro…

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