Missy Comley Beattie

Missy Beattie has written for National Public Radio and Nashville Life Magazine. She was an instructor of memoirs writing at Johns Hopkins’ Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in BaltimoreEmail: missybeat@gmail.com

The Adam Lanza of Air Travel

Vote, or Else!

The World We’re Leaving Our Children

Twisting and Distorted

On Praying

Id As Ideology

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Torture Is Exactly Who We Are

Exposing Weakness

Texas Justice: A Parody


This One Has Several Endings


A President’s Words

Dispatch from Brooklyn

A Peace Prize for the IDF?

Immense Horror


No, We Cannot Get Along

Burning Alive in Gaza

Boycott the Vote

The Standard

The Covering

The Truth of War’s Lies

Call Exceptionalism’s Name

Outside the Lines

The Truth About Sociopaths

Children of Lesser Expectations

Different Value Systems

True Path(ology)

Really Paying It Forward

That Bigger Canvas

Outside the Box

Life Goes On

We Make Decisions

A Confession

Spaths Are Everywhere

I’m Obnoxious


What Ifs

This Just In



Research Objects

Dealing With the Deluge

Is Peace Obsolete?

Teach Them Well

Assuaging My Conscience

Failure to Appear

Another Thanksgiving