In which [love looks like] a mess

There are piles of library books on the footstool. We read Robert Munsch books out loud over and over again and part of me wonders if I missed my calling as a children’s librarian because I kick ass at reading…

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Economic Awakening

I am absolutely fascinated by Occupy Wall Street (or as they hashtag it on The Twitter – #OWS). People of all ethnicities and socio-economic classes are standing in the street, holding up signs that read “We are the 99%” and…

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In which I’m an uneasy pacifist

I call myself an “uneasy pacifist” and here’s why: Like many evangelicals, like most North Americans, I grew up in healthy respect and reverence for our veterans and our military. My own grandfather fought and was wounded in World War…

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In which it’s time to choose tough love

I’ve been thinking about the tough love, the tough nut to crack. (“Time for some tough love,” they tell the new mama, usually to mean it’s time to put your baby in the crib and just let them scream themselves to…

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