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The Bookmarked Life #15

The Bookmarked Life is my take on catch-all posts–a record to help me remember this season of life. Right now I’m: …Considering I’m thinking about seasons and rhythms and the original purpose of the liturgical calendar. How might we do … Continue reading

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Toward flourishing

I find my core callings deeply contradictory. Faith, marriage, motherhood, homeschooling, writing, and my paid work are not easy for me in every respect. I am fascinated but exhausted, comforted but confused, fulfilled but frustrated. The things I value most … Continue reading

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On Balance, Doing It All, and Tracking Time

“I cannot subscribe to the belief that there is something about modern life that makes us harried and maxed out.   If we are, then it’s time to examine our own choices and the scripts that are running through our heads. … Continue reading

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Helpful Books for Dealing With Intense Kids

So far all of my children tend toward intensity, and this year one child in particular has been navigating a phase of particularly heightened emotional responses.  After a troubling encounter with the pediatrician, who immediately declared those behaviors abnormal and … Continue reading

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How Will You Measure Your Life?

In an interesting twist on and melding of business and life management genres, Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen’s How Will You Measure Your Life? explores how tried-and-true business theories can illuminate and improve your personal life and overall life trajectory. … Continue reading

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