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“I like the slants of light; I’m a collector. That’s a good one, I say…”
-Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

The Mosaic

Recently I was reading an excerpt by Annie Dillard from a book called ‘An American Childhood’. In this excerpt, Dillard tells of a specific Sunday morning when she was a teenager where she observes and analyzes the church she attends (somewhat reluctantly). 862 more words

Contemplation

On Annie Dillard and being a "spoonie"

It’s absolutely pouring outside. The wind is blowing the rain up against the windows as if it’s trying to get in the house, while water streams off the outside shed roofs. 1,640 more words

Watershed Moments 3.0

Pulled Away By Expectation: Jayber Crow Discussion Group (10)

Now that I have pulled all the carrots with my grandson and hunted down the last of the red tomatoes, the gardening season is behind me. 1,277 more words

Book Discussion Group

How Do We Spend Our Days?

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. I heard those words on a podcast as I drove to Elmsdale this past week. 1,164 more words

Gratitude

How Do We Spend Our Days?

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. I heard those words on a podcast as I drove to Elmsdale this past week. 1,161 more words

Sunday Reflections

Why I Left

It didn’t happen overnight, but in the end, it was inevitable.

It wasn’t due to a social issue like regressive stances on the LGBTQ community, sexism, racism, or justice. 1,260 more words

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