Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lifted Up

One reason I love the Bible and why I am convinced it is the inspired word of God is because it is a seamless, beautifully interwoven, layered text, with its symbolism carried throughout the whole, orchestrated and guided throughout history … Continue reading

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Spring!

Walking through the woods this time of year allows me to travel over areas that in a few weeks’ time will be impassable, choked with brambles and undergrowth that would claw at my ankles and make even high stepping impossible. … Continue reading

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Five Yellow Legal Pads

In my office, I have several artifacts that testify to my dissertation, the mammoth 640 page manuscript that changed my title, my career, my location. I am now over twenty years out from that culminating work, yet  I cannot make … Continue reading

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The First of March, part 2

It is possible to cultivate a silence so entire that you can hear snow fall. Upon itself it is silent, but as it strikes shoulder or tree or brier your ear can pick up its faint rustling: a sound of … Continue reading

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The First of March

For weeks we had looked to the first of March as a transition point, the day that would move us from the month of most syllables and letters to a month of a single sound in our mouths, a month … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Meaning-Making

Originally posted on Kelsey Mitchener Editing:
I’ve spent the last few days at the Making Literature Conference at Taylor University. It’s a small conference at a small college in a small town. It’s an undergraduate conference, with sessions featuring undergraduate…

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