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Simple Sentences

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caring is dangerous

caring is dangerous

2018-05-05

It was during a brief moment at a stop light that I glimpsed the peculiar scene—a short-legged, brown-haired boy motoring with absurd gusto along a chain-linked fence. Just beforehand he had joined two other kindergarteners playing in a schoolyard before school. The two kids played with a stuffed animal fox, tossing it high into the […]

What (or more so, Why) is this blog?

What (or more so, Why) is this blog?

2018-04-21

I find it easy to fall into a desire to know much at the expense of contemplating little. The world tells me to do more, read more, write more, talk more, take more jobs, earn more followers, attend more events; I suppose this is my way of rejecting the more-mentality and embracing the given. Simple […]

the gift of age

the gift of age

2018-04-18

I drove home from work—40 in a 35—slow enough to catch a glimpse of a sprite on the sidewalk. The stroller-fastened little girl was being wheeled forward my her mother opposite my sputtering Civic. The girl crinkled up her face and swung her arms, provoked by some bump in the sidewalk or light in her […]

The Wise & The Winsome

grand people you may fancy

Shannon Gianotti Baker

a writer

“Art allows us to grapple with these mysteries and engages our full humanity in the process. It is a natural expression of our humanity in the face of a wholly other God, and as such it is essential for life in the church.” www.shannongianotti.com

Shannon Gianotti Baker
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