conjectural navel gazing; jesus in lint form

No Pretending

Posted September 2, 2014 @ 9:03am | by Tripp

I heard a preacher say recently that hope is a revolutionary patience; let me add that so is being a writer. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the...

 

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Church: What The Hell Am I Doing Here?

Posted August 31, 2014 @ 9:05am | by Tripp

There is never enough time to do all the things that I'd like to do each day. The stacks of books, the instruments. It's a normal human condition, of course. There are always demands on...

 

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Developing a Plan #PhD #ruXus

Posted August 26, 2014 @ 9:26am | by Tripp

I write to save my own ass, to shove the grip of madness away from me with words."- Charles BukowskiYesterday I wrote about my frustrations and anxiety about finishing the degree. No,...

 

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I May Never Finish #PhD

Posted August 25, 2014 @ 4:58pm | by Tripp

I work best under pressure, knee-deep in the mud. It helps me concentrate. The truth is I have never been guided by the kind of strict discipline I see in some people, those who get up at five in...

 

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It's A Weekend, Doctor

Posted August 24, 2014 @ 9:16am | by Tripp

It has already been a full weekend. Saturday was the first day of orientation at American Baptist Seminary of the West. I did some research on new glasses, snuck into a guitar sale at UC Berkeley,...

 

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The Great Cloud of Unreliable Witnesses

Posted August 15, 2014 @ 9:37am | by Tripp

This morning, with the requisite fog covering Berkeley, I turned to Last Night’s Fun for some solace and inspiration. I have a lot to do today, e-mails to send, books to pack up in one...

 

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Tags: Last Night's Fun, Ciaran Carson, O'Dowd's No. 9, music, ecclesiology, liturgy, time, music
 
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