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The Burden of Labor

The Burden of Labor

The brilliant Nicholas Carr didn't have to go all Robert Frost on me to make me like his writing even more. I just finished Carr's book The Glass Cage, which I read shortly after reading his earlier book The Shallows. Both of the books opened my eyes to technology's influence on the working world and on our souls.

Stuff That is Actually Going Right

Stuff That is Actually Going Right

Early fall weather and Irma aside, we have had a challenging beginning to the start of sixth grade this year. Yesterday Bauer was consumed with schoolwork from 8:30am until 9pm. There were some breaks along the way, and meals, but he carried the burden of many things still unfinished all throughout the day as he slogged through one challenging task after another.

My Rich and Uneventful Daily Life

My Rich and Uneventful Daily Life

Now that the excitement of summer and the comfort of heat has passed, we are hunkering down to the tasks at hand. This means earlier mornings than I prefer, the tedious task of making school lunches, sending the kids off to school half the time, and keeping them home the other half.

A Broad Place

A Broad Place

I have been thinking about Psalm 18 off and on for a couple weeks. Sometimes, when I read a passage that sticks with me more than the rest, I take it to be God’s specific word for me. He brought Ginger out into a broad place…You gave a wide place for Ginger’s steps under her...