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it’s an epidemic!

My partner got her hair cut last week! She’d let her hair grow/stay long these last several years because I asked her to.  (That’s love….!)  Over the last year, ever since we moved, we haven’t been able to find THE … Continue reading

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the nest

Trusting that my kid doesn’t read my blog (she thinks it’s weird that I have one), I write: I sit here amidst unusual clutter in my office (I’m re-organizing some files, and I hit a wall this afternoon in the … Continue reading

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the perfect recipe…?

Food for thought: Take the incredible idea of a King who loves me so much that He’d be willing to die for me… In a culture that is structured around hierarchy and authority… Add a sense of unworthiness and isolation … Continue reading

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meta ego

Everyone has an ego. People do.  I do, you do. Perhaps organizations do too.  Corporations, and unions. Maybe even religious denominations! I’m no psychologist, but I know about the practice of recognizing and letting go of one’s ego-impulse that insists … Continue reading

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best meme EVER

OMG, can’t you just hear him saying it with a lisp, bending his wrist (and maybe stamping one foot) for emphasis?? If that offends, consider this: The Jesus person I believe existed was likely big enough to do exactly that!

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wild goose

I’ll be camping in a few weeks, at glorious Shakori Hills in North Carolina.  To my surprise, we haven’t camped since last year’s inaugural Wild Goose Festival.  How did a whole year go by with camping plans remaining only in … Continue reading

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wisconsin is on my mind

I heard something interesting on NPR this morning on the way to work… Sidenote:  I often start conversations these days with “I heard something on NPR…”  NPR is wonderful.  But I digress. I heard a brief bit this morning about … Continue reading

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wheelbarrow

One day when I was small, I apparently put a bunch of potato bugs in my wheelbarrow and gave them a ride.  I know this story because my mom tells it, not because I remember the day.  It’s kind of … Continue reading

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. out.

Yesterday, for some reason (bored?), I found myself looking at my former church’s website, and I learned a few things that made me go “ouch.”  I learned that a friend of mine has joined their staff.  I also learned that … Continue reading

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a world lies hidden

Picture a summer day. A few clouds hang suspended lightly in the sky, not enough to hinder the strong sun warming the back of the child’s neck as she lies stretched out, perched up on her elbows and kicking her … Continue reading

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