Hope Arcuri

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In light of George Floyd

I wasn’t sure what I publicly wanted to say about all of this until I reflected on the Black lives in my life. This is not a white girl talking abou...

Dating while Distancing

Yesterday, I listened to Brene Brown’s podcast on comparative suffering. Brene argued, citing several psychological theories and quoting well-to-do ...

Afraid for 2020 

At the time of writing this, I’m sitting on a bench overlooking the Brooklyn bridge as school buses, subway trains and cars cross above me, as ferri...

One year in the city

On July 7, five days after returning from a trip around the world with some of my best friends, I moved to New York City. I hopped on a plane to becom...

Vulnerability & Grace

One of the most amazing parts of being a Christian is the constant reminder and reality that God loves me and pursues me even when I royally screw up,...

2018

The many Year in Reviews popping up on my newsfeed are filled with positivity, as friends look back on their year with rose-colored glasses. I appreci...