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Writing a Biography on a Family Member (Part I)

June 14, 2017

She wasn’t the oldest  (I had always thought she was). There was one born before her. A boy. A stillborn. Boys were favored over girls back then—but the stillborn led her parents to believe that having a boy was bad luck. In Hong Kong, her grade school teacher had accused [my mom] of stealing money [...]

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Sobering Words from a Dying Mother: Kara Tippetts’ And It Was Beautiful

February 26, 2017

So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. – Psalm 90:12 Sunday afternoon. Post-church. Toddler down for afternoon nap. Two hours before he wakes. My “day off” today. Monday to Friday, during the little one’s nap, I am maximizing the brief window of interruption-free schooling of my six and [...]

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