Tag Archives: Christianity

Sweet Season: Bringing it all home

Volume one •  Volume two •  Volume three • Volume Four • Volume five  Volume six   Volume seven Going into the last meet of the 1978 season, we felt as if we were still capable of doing big things at nationals. Our highest team … Continue reading

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To equal or surpass the Art of Dying

There’ll come a time when all of us must leave here Then nothing Sister Mary can do Will keep me here with you As nothing in this life that I’ve been trying Could equal or surpass the art of dying … Continue reading

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On hazing and being caught up in the moment

Yesterday on one of my other blogs (Genesisfix) I posted a commentary on the case of some Wheaton College football players accused of violently hazing a fellow student. The account published in the Chicago Tribune was harrowing. The football players … Continue reading

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Clawing our way into the New Year and beyond

There is something in the human spirit that likes a practical talisman or two to help us get through life. We wear chains around our necks with a charm, a cross or a hawk’s claw, as I did in college … Continue reading

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