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On Advent: A Quiet Hope

Advent is a state of waiting. It’s a short amount of time that symbolizes the whole history of the Jews waiting for their Messiah, the whole longing of creation for a Redeemer. Continue reading

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On Itinerating As An Introvert

My former blog post was about my experiences as an introvert in the American church. This one is about what it’s like to be something of a public figure as an introvert. The rigors and demands of itineration are all … Continue reading

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On Introversion

I am a decided introvert. It is one of the most defining categories of my life. A few clarifying statements about this should be made (and already have been, since I stole this directly from my About page: This doesn’t … Continue reading

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On Mathematics and Worship

Anything that is done for the glory of God is worship, and anything that causes a conscious awareness of the magnificence and gloriousness and beauty of God is a thing that leads us to worship. Continue reading

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On Being A Female Intellectual

I’m particularly thankful for an upbringing that taught me not to see “female” as a barrier to anything I was suited to do nor as a detriment to any profession I might enter or activity I might want to take up. Continue reading

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The Villagers of Taylor, Nebraska

This last weekend I had an evening service in Taylor, Nebraska. It’s a tiny town and wouldn’t necessarily be much different from most tiny farm/ranch towns in mid-America, but a few people are trying to make it a charming and … Continue reading

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Washington, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Where on earth have I been in the last five or six months? All over the place, if your idea of “all over the place” is nearly the whole northwestern quarter of the United States. You know you want to … Continue reading

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Long Time No Blog Post

I meant to write a blog post at least once a month, perhaps twice, truly I did. And now I haven’t written one since December. In future I am going to make a concerted effort to be consistent, at least. … Continue reading

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Christmas Craft Bazaar (Items for Sale!)

In December, I held an art/craft bazaar. Friends from all over the country (including two complete strangers) made and sent me items. So much was donated that I have quite a few things left, and I’d like to offer them for anyone to buy. Continue reading

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I Am Not Enough

I have been trying to decide why I don’t like the recent movement that’s been going around Facebook and the virtual world called “I Am Enough.” It has a very exemplary goal, one that is similar to what I very … Continue reading

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