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Link Love (vol. 52)

  your must-reads of the week Why I Don’t Go to Church by D.L. Mayfield and What Mark Driscoll Teaches Us About Grace and Responsibility by Kristen Howerton a bit more link love The Pain Recedes & We Carry It Together by Shauna Niequist Every Grain of Sand by Brian Zahnd The Bible Term Most Misused […]

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A Memory of our True Home

Once I read a book about a child who was kidnapped (I can’t read those kinds of books anymore, so this must have been many years ago). The boy was kidnapped as a toddler, and they brainwashed him. They gave him a new name, they called themselves his Mum and Dad, they created an entire life for him. From […]

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“People with guns to their heads cannot mourn” :: a response to Doctor Who, Mummy on the Orient Express

Once a week, we have an unapologetic Doctor Who geek-out here to discuss the latest episode. I’ve just finished watching the 7th episode of the 8th season of the rebooted Doctor Who called Mummy on the Orient Express (<—that’s a recap from BBC America’s Anglophenia.) Fair warning now: this is not a summary, just an off-the-top-of-my-head response, […]

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October’s Lady

It’s the cliche of the season, I know, but I have to agree with Anne Shirley: I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. It’s no secret to anyone who reads here that I am not a woman who was made for hot summers. Not only am I a west coast […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Doctor Who

If you want to start watching Doctor Who, or if you have tried to watch it but felt lost, or you just didn’t get it even after watching an episode or two, here is the beginner’s guide you didn’t know you needed. I started on this primer after repeated requests from readers who want to […]

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