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September 18, 2014 |

Why I Don’t Like Being Called Religious

And how I'm learning to embrace it anyway. We moved to Connecticut two years ago. It took nearly as long for people to start telling...

September 16, 2014 |

How to Steward the Power of Marriage

What family breakdown and spiritual friendship have taught me about the family of God. I am a happily married mother. Most days, I...

September 12, 2014 |

A Booklist for Grownups Who Wish They Could Go Back to School

Thirteen stories for those of us who miss high school English class. I was talking with a friend who teaches high school English about...

September 12, 2014 |

Me and Richard Dawkins–Not That Different After All?

The temptation of utilitarianism. A few weeks back, Richard Dawkins got the Twittersphere up in arms. When a woman asked what she...

September 8, 2014 |

Lessons from the Parenting Sweet Spot

What three kids in between diapers and puberty has taught me about holding on and letting go. I’ve been waiting for nine years for...

September 3, 2014 |

God Hasn’t Given Up on Reconciliation

Some final thoughts, and a prayer, on how to respond when racial reconciliation seems hopeless. Earlier this summer, I decided to...

September 1, 2014 |

Healing Begins Here

A summary of my blog series on racial reconciliation and the church. For the past month, this blog has hosted a series of guest posts...

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