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I've been writing at this site since 2006, and have discovered a few things about the world and about myself in the process.  Namely: I believe in paradox and mystery more than tips and techniques. I've discovered that it's possible to read too many Bible verses, and not enough novels; sing too many worship songs and not enough blues; drink too much grape juice and not enough wine.

I believe my children and husband were intended to have a perfect mom and wife and that I was intended to have perfect children and husband, and every one of us is out of luck.  At the same time,  we just might be the luckiest people in the world.

I believe in the written word. I read and write words to make friends with the ancient, present and future. More than that, I read and write words in order to pray, make and practice a sacramental life.

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Book Lists & Published Essays