Family

October 28 2014

Lament for a Memory

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The glow of petal pink and glitter sparkle are faded under a Gaussian blur of dust and years. The petals' edges have browned and curled a bit like the pages of an old well-loved book. …

Culture

October 28 2014

I Didn’t Speak Up

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Last month I stayed with an old grammar school classmate while on a road trip. Rachel moved out of state after 8th grade graduation but thanks to the magic of social media and technology, we've …

Letting the cat out of the bag / A call to be more gentle.

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There’s a lot of anger and vitriol in the Christian blogosphere and it makes me want to stop reading or interacting there. It seems to me like we’ve lost the spirit of love and are …

In the Case of Our Disappearing Women

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1 Once upon a time, long ago, before technology lit our eyes and mastered our days, a magic arose. And it moved with deliberate, mechanical precision to the heart of woman especially. This magic held abilities …

Family

October 23 2014

God is in the Text

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Parents know this: children save their biggest questions for the most inconvenient times. More often than not, the eventual result is more than grace to weary parents. My phone chimed. The text read: In the Old Testament, …

If only it was as easy as scrubbing it away

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Abrasive.   I think of a green can of Comet or of steel wool. Maybe even a salt scrub, a nail file, or microdermabrasion if I feel like it. I enjoy those. I think of a loofah …

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