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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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Unwinding, Not Unraveling

And so the school year comes to an end.  Today is the first full day of summer vacation.  And while I have to go in for a couple of hours (or at least should), it’s nice to be done with … Continue reading

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Tolkien, Myth, and Reality

Last night I had the opportunity to catch an early showing of the new Tolkien biopic.  I’d known about the showing for a while, but wasn’t sure I would make the early showing, even though it had a 30-minute interview … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday’s Best

Upon finding this song by Rick Elias that was on Rich Mullins’s The Jesus Record, I discovered that Elias had recently died from cancer.  Elias was a founding member of the Ragamuffin Band, which played with Mullins often.  The comment … Continue reading

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“I’ve Got a Feeling”

In the spring of 1921, some eight years before his conversion to Christianity, C. S. Lewis said this about death: I have seen death fairly often and never yet been able to find it anything but extraordinary and rather incredible. … Continue reading

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