Replanting My Faith

Last night, when it became clear that the New England Patriots were going to lose in an ugly way to the Denver Broncos, I turned the TV off and picked up a book. (The Pats roared back in overtime to win the game, leading me to wonder if ignoring them might be the key to […]

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What I (usually) don’t talk about when I talk about God

As you’ve probably guessed, I scan the interwebs before I blog in the morning, looking for something to catch my attention and intrigue me enough to post about. I didn’t sleep well last night so I was going to just skip it today. But then I read this post from my friend Mary Elizabeth about […]

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No Wonder

About every three years, I re-read Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer. It helps me stop the busy swirl of life churning around in my head and organize things a bit. I’m in the midst of one of these re-reads now. One of her recommendations is Stop wondering. Wondering, she points out, is “to be […]

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How The West Wing is helping me think about another NYTimes article

Steve and I are in the midst of a two-week West Wing marathon.  I love the writing – plot, pacing, brilliant banter. It helps me think about the mixed reality of human life: how sometimes we win, but just as often we lose, either because we blow it or someone pulls some last minute stunt […]

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