Monthly Archives: June 2009

Know the Rules, Respect the Rules, Break the Rules: Part One: Introductions

I’m starting a series of posts on writing called Know the Rules, Respect the Rules, Break the Rules. I used to teach a class called Foundations for Excellence: a required course for freshmen that was sort of like College 101. We had a unit on writing which I always began by saying to my students, “Rules are meant to be broken.” Eyes widened, mouths dropped open, I had a classroom full of… Continue reading

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Hail the Conquering Graduates!

A collection of helpful resources for students starting college: a few websites, blogs, and books. Continue reading

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Messy Spirituality

Messy Spirituality is about exactly that. It’s a story of and a guide to rightly rejecting neat, sanitized spirituality, breaking out of the plastic shrinkwrap of systemitized religion, and embracing abundant life with all it’s messes, failures, complexities, questions, joys, … Continue reading

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