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The Advent of Redemption

December 19, 2017

It is morning. Sorta. 10:00 already, and I spent a good hour accomplishing the single upload of a single photo. And there you see it, the photo at the top of this blog post of my nieces (who take this whole photo business very seriously) and me (the proud aunt who loves my nieces and nephews all the more since I don’t have any of my own). …

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A Voice Wavering

August 15, 2017
I wanted to be big, real. Heard.

— Lucinda J. Miller, Anything But Simple

I don’t know what it is in me that drives me to want to be heard. Once upon a time, a friend told me that she had detected a repressed desire of mine—repressed because I am a woman, and a Mennonite. You practically shout in your public and private writings, ‘I want to preach!’ she wrote. Makes me want to scream, ‘Yes, you can!’ Preaching …

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We Call It Family

June 13, 2017

Happy Tuesday! And what a beautiful Tuesday it is. That’s me above, peering into a display case in the Rusk County Community Library, shelves of books mirrored in the background. I came here in search of internet, since our internet at home is down and I have business to attend to. Important Business. (Clears throat and looks important.) I promise you I am not here …

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