Category Archives: 43

Summertime Trivium

In yesterday’s post I mentioned three things I was keeping in mind as I planned out and worked through my summer.  Those three things we mostly “structural.”  By that I mean they are key to the framework of the season. … Continue reading

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A Hope Beyond Renewal?

Yesterday I mentioned some of the ingredients in my “summer stew.”  As always, a good bit of reading and reflection.  My routines will keep me in good contact with the people around me, too, which is vital for me.  All … Continue reading

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Summer Stew

On some level, the transition from school year to summer-time is an opportunity to trade out one set of concerns for another.  Time works a particular way during the school year: the days are packed with routines and habits that … Continue reading

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“This Is the Day; Let Us Be Glad”

This week has been crazy.  Beyond classes, we’ve had student council elections, some kind of chapel each morning, classes, meetings and assemblies, and the pressure of a short week to handle. But the chapels in the morning have been nice … Continue reading

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Lent-towards-Easter

This Lenten-towards-Easter season has had readings from the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah.  Jeremiah’s story was always a bit obscure for me growing up; I was never quite aware of the book’s narrative arc and interconnectedness to the stories of the … Continue reading

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43: Against Abstraction

This week I started reading the letters of C. S. Lewis.  I’ve skimmed them many times before.   But I’ve never done a full reading like I did with Tolkien a few years ago.  So as I start a new … Continue reading

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