MAYBE IT’S TIME TO SETTLE

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During circle time at 7th grade summer camp, I was encouraged to write down my list of what I wanted in a future husband. Surrounded by other girls with bad perms, braces, and training bras, …

Tone Policing the “Culture Wars”

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Like every other major, the Political Science students had a Senior Seminar course to wrap up their degrees. It was supposed to be a group-centric, student-led thing, allowing the professor a few more coffee breaks …

Rick Steves, Anniversaries and Italy

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This is a story about being married. It's an anniversary story, an old one, nearly twenty years ago now, but a true one, and a good one. It began as an adventure, sank pretty quickly …

Culture

June 17 2014

Forever Foreign

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  Don’t tell me not to worry. Don’t tell me that this is just one incident. Don’t tell me that there are good people in the world. The good people in the world, the good people in …

If You Feel Far Away from God, Guess Who Moved?

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I was on fire for God during my high school years, and people knew it, defined me by it, admired or discounted me because of it. I was spending hours “in the Word,” waxing poetic in …

Family

June 16 2014

just a girl

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I'm just a girl. Standing in front of a boy Asking him to love her. We were watching Notting Hill again, this time with our staff team on a getaway weekend. It was near the end—of both the …

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