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Sunday’s Best: The WuMo Filter

This week’s “Sunday’s Best” is actually last week’s “Sunday’s Best.”  I did not get around to posting last week’s WuMo which did a great job of capturing something critical about our particular moment in time. I’ve found my use of … Continue reading

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School Supply List: The Next Level

It’s always a jolt remembering that the school year starts at different times depending on tradition and philosophy.  Sometimes it feels like the kids in Frazz spend most of the hot summer days in the classroom.  The kids in Peanuts … Continue reading

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A Simple Code

This past week I spoke to some students about the importance of having some kind of code (or what others would call a rule).  The context was the realization that a lot of things were being thrown at them (which … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: FoxTrot on Fire

While it’s unfortunate that we don’t get new FoxTrot strips throughout the week, I’m glad that we at least get something new from the mind and pen of Bill Amend on Sundays.  Here’s today’s FoxTrot strip from GoComics.com. It’s fun … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: When Calvin Doesn’t Know

Maybe the only thing better than when Calvin is a know-it-all is when he talks to his dad about things he doesn’t know.  Case in point, today’s classic Calvin and Hobbes strip by Bill Watterson. (image from gocomics.com)

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Gut-Level Medicine

Talk about what happens to best-laid plans . . . My hopes of “getting back into work” this week just haven’t materialized.  And with good reason, really.  A couple of days ago, my church voted in a new pastor.  So … Continue reading

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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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