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Love Is Also One of the Things That’s True

Fifteen years ago this winter my dad drove me up to Madison for the third and final surgery on my right collarbone, which I had shattered earlier that year. (I had front-flipped onto blacktop, accomplishing a football injury while playing basketball. It’s a whole sad, dumb story.) We left home early in the morning and […]

For Those Who Wish Their Lives Away: God’s Presence in Our Absent Mindedness

“Oh. It goes so fast. We don’t have time to look at one another. I didn’t realize. Good-by to clocks ticking…and Mama’s sunflowers. And food and coffee. And new-ironed dresses, and hot baths…and sleeping and waking up. Oh, earth, you’re too wonderful for anybody to realize you.” – Emily Webb from Our Town These days […]