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Thursday Gifts

Every once in a while, I like to share newly found quotes that I’ve recently written into my journal.  Their subjects are wide-ranging, but they’ve somehow managed to speak to me. Quotes work the same way poems do, I think.  They’re succinct, wise, and somehow offer up a fresh way of looking at things.  They […]

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Since I have an interfaith audience–which I’m ecstatic about–what I’m about to tell you will shock some, will be well-duh! to others. I’ve not attended church in over a year and a half.  [This may not seem outrageous to some of you, but you have to understand, churchgoing is not negotiable where I come from.  […]

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Spilling Open

Wow.  I just finished the most amazing book.  I’m eager to share it with Liliana when she’s old enough.  I think this would become one of those books that acts as Are You There, God?  It’s Me, Margaret did for teenaged girls way back when.  What a relief, what a revelation–when you realize that someone […]

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The Book of Awesome

Collin and Abigail, two Indiana University students, started following Neil Pasricha’s 1000 Awesome Things blog each morning, remarking over the fun (and truth) of the Awesome Thing for that day.  When it came time for Valentine’s Day, Collin thought he’d put a little video together for Abigail, with him singing along. Very sweet. Check out […]

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“Morning is when I am awake and there is a dawn in me….We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep.  I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man […]

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