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Seeing Tares

Seeing Tares

Grateful for this one by Jay Wamsted. I could hear the trouble outside through my door. I taught ninth graders that year—a challenge even on the best day—and I should have been posted up in the hallway before my students returned from lunch, should have been using their inertia to usher them straight into class. […]

When God Leaves It Unresolved

When God Leaves It Unresolved

As it goes when its 90-plus outside and no body of water is cold enough to cool you off, much of my time the past few weeks has been spent on the couch, in the air conditioning, streaming television. Lately, Hannah and I were recommended the crooked-cop show, Line of Duty, and in the past […]

Kid Kierkegaard Chose...Poorly

Kid Kierkegaard Chose…Poorly

“Here I stand…not at a crossroads—no, but at a multitude of roads, and therefore it is all the harder to choose the right one.” —Kierkegaard, in a letter to P.W. Lund, 1835 When I first read the above line by Christianity’s favorite philosopher, I thought, well, of course he faced a deluge of indecision in […]