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4 Surprising Things That Happen When You Move From a Cold Climate to a Warm One

I’m a Wisconsin girl at heart. Yes, I root for the Badgers and the Packers. Yes, I know all about cheese curds. Yes, I’ve experienced school cancellation because it was -30 degrees out. After spending my first twenty-four years in various parts of the Midwest, and then another four there following graduate school, the green,…… Continue reading 4 Surprising Things That Happen When You Move From a Cold Climate to a Warm One

Christian reflections

Featured today at The Glorious Table

The funny thing about pain is that it lives only in our minds. We can see its effects–sleeplessness or thrashing about or tears–but we can’t see it. Once a painful season has ended, the pain lives in our memories. And it often looks different on the other side. I wrote this post for The Glorious Table nearly five…… Continue reading Featured today at The Glorious Table

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Don’t Give Away the Time (Soul Space Thursday)

I like to joke that most things in life can be explained by scenes from either The Office (the American version, of course) or The West Wing. Take this scene from The Office, for example, where Holly Flax tries to explain time theft to her officemates. That, to the company, taking extra time at the water cooler…… Continue reading Don’t Give Away the Time (Soul Space Thursday)