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Food Courts and School Buses: An Abstract Pondering

Seating is so limited at the mall today that people have resorted to sharing tables with strangers.   How very [...]
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The Power of “This.”

Significance is a desire within us, a birthright. We each long to matter, to be extraordinary, to be outstanding, to [...]
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The Worst Dog I Ever Had

“We rescued him from the mall.” That’s what I always say to describe how he came to be ours. In [...]
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That’s Not Everything About Her

We had just introduced ourselves, this group of people who would share the day together.  They’re somewhere in between learning [...]
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Names I Can’t Say Yet

I have students whose names I cannot pronounce yet. I’ve never learned how to read these collections of letters. When [...]
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A Thousand Small, Glittering Kindnesses

Today, I’ve been thinking about the time when we were on a layover at the airport and a young man [...]
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The Champions of December: A Love Note to the Teachers

Let’s talk about who’s really killing it during the month of December: The Teachers. They’re planning units that are the [...]
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Listen, I Know It Wasn’t Safe.

I was driving home on a cold November evening, when I pulled up to a stoplight at a busy intersection. [...]
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A Voice and A Choice

“Tricia, this weekend we will be spending time with a ten-year-old boy whose mom died recently.  What cues do you [...]
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Just Create: A Myth About Christian Art

What’s the deal with Christian art? Why is some of it – most of it – so boring, so two-dimensional? [...]
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Thanks a lot, Eve.

I know Eve’s story. So do you. She’s the reason we have mosquito bites and skin cancer and miscarriages and [...]
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Juggling the Glass and the Plastic

I read recently about an interview with author Nora Roberts, where someone asked her how to balance writing and kids. [...]
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Freedom, Tight Shoes, and Green Beans from the Freezer

On my birthday, I exhaled into a new word: Freedom.  For nearly three weeks of my new age of 43, [...]
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The Caboose and the Lantern Rouge

I have always been the caboose, always at the end of the line putting all my people in front of [...]
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“Your Dad Has Sepsis.”

This week, I learned that Sepsis does not, in fact, have the power to take from me every man I [...]
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Chocolate for a Cellist

Knock, Knock. Who’s there? Something that should matter to you. Something that should matter to you – who? Yes. And [...]
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The Things We Might Say

If she tells you she wishes her car got better gas mileage, that doesn’t mean she wishes she’d never learned [...]
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A Love Letter to Simone

Well done, Simone. Well done.   We don’t own you, Simone. Nobody does. We have showed you off like you [...]
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What the Disney Business Model Taught Me About Parenting

  “Coming up with a new recipe to feed the family, or even putting together a presentation for a new [...]
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Thirteen Lessons I Learned from My Dad

Thirteen Things I Learned from my Dad: 1. If you’re going to get in trouble at school, let it be [...]
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