conjectural navel gazing; jesus in lint form

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Challenges, Coffee, and the Lack Thereof #occupycomps

Posted February 24, 2015 @ 9:11am | by Tripp

Clearing the cobwebs this morning. First thing that comes to mind is that social media is proving too much a distraction. Usually, it helps with my more extroverted thought processes. It also helps by providing a little (or a lot) cognitive white noise. Not now. I have too much to do in too little...

 

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Stalled: A PhD Moment

Posted February 4, 2015 @ 9:58am | by Tripp

I do worry about being buried under hundreds of books.Have you ever been to an air show? You know, one of those spectacles where daring pilots test the limits of their skill and aeronautical savvy? "Machine and humanity pushed to the limits!"Usually these events don't get...

 

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Of Things Unseen or Unsaid

Posted January 23, 2015 @ 6:06pm | by Tripp

Words. There have been so many words today. Words upon words. Telephonic. Facebooked. Tweeted. Spoken. Unspoken. Seen. Unseen. Words upon words upon words. I'm at a loss with what to do with them all.5:00am: My day starts off the same almost every day. The cat, Mike, awakens me by...

 

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The Wounded Heart Is A Resilient Heart

Posted January 20, 2015 @ 2:36pm | by Tripp

There is a wound in the heart of the world. Scarred over, we tread upon that injury in all that we do. Every blessing and every curse made upon the wounded heart of the world.I cannot say how the wound came to be, by what illness or act of violence.I cannot say how the healing happens,...

 

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Virginia Is For Lovers

Posted January 3, 2015 @ 8:55am | by Tripp

So goes the state's marketing slogan. You can find it on coffee mugs and bumper stickers in gift shops across the state. Virginia Is For Lovers.Berkeley is for working on my comps.Huh.I wonder if I will ever find a way to just "be" in California.#occupycomps

 

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So Very Interrogative #occupycomps

Posted December 30, 2014 @ 6:46am | by Tripp

This morning I arose before sunrise to try to get my head wrapped around the last times comprehensive exam I have to take. It's scheduled for January 12. I am thinking about eschatology, eucharist, and some free church notions of pneumatology. It's all too grandiose for comprehensive...

 

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