Life

I’m a Social Network Junkie

I’ve come to this realization recently. It started in 2005 with a Blogger blog. I briefly tried Xanga, mainly because one of my brothers used it and it was my way of staying in touch with him. He moved to MySpace, so I did, too. I was working in college admissions at the time, and …

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anywhere but dakota

When my husband first mentioned that he was going to seminary, I was pretty excited. Going to seminary meant moving to St. Louis, and I’ve long thought that St. Louis would be a fun place to live, and I thought I’d have no problems finding a job I would love. And, to top it off, …

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Life

on babies and prayer

In January a member of a Bible study group I’m a part of shared with us that she has had two miscarriages and that she just really wanted to have a baby. She felt kind of weird about praying for a baby and instead had been praying for God’s will. The rest of us in …

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Books

of things Russian

I’m reading Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov. I’ve been reading it for about 2 1/2 weeks now and I just passed the half-way point today. Only 336 pages left! My goal is to finish it by Ash Wednesday. I think it’s do-able. I’m enjoying it, for the most part. It’s kind of slow, but it’s so …

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