Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Ordinary Time, Insomnia, and Thankfulness

  I love that here in America we celebrate the end of “Ordinary Time” with thankfulness. It’s been months and months of nothing special, Easter is over and there’s quite a stretch until Christmas, and right at the end of this we celebrate Thanksgiving. Because it’s built into our calendar that thankfulness has nothing to […]

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To Live is Christ (A Theology of Guardians of the Galaxy)

I’ve been listening to Amy Poehler’s new book, Yes Please, on my commute. Amy (we’re on a first name basis) reads her own audio book with all sorts of hilarious┬áspecial guests and it has made my time in the car infinitely more enjoyable this week. At one point, she talks about how when we’re down, […]

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Mundane (and Magical)

There are dishes literally overflowing from my sink. My bag from traveling last weekend is not only still packed, it’s still in my entryway. I’ve stopped packing lunches and instead just have a loaf of bread and some peanut butter and jelly already at school. It’s Thursday in November and plodding seems like a good […]

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To Those Who Real-Life Know Me

This little corner of the internet┬áhere, I love it. I mean, sometimes, I hate it, sometimes I don’t express what I mean and sometimes I have nothing to say but feel pressure to say something, but overall… I love it. I love the community here, the people I’ve “met”, the opportunity to express what I […]