Dan Stringer

navigating the convergence of faith, culture and the common good

Archive for November, 2011

November 30, 2011

Loon’s linkage (October/November ’11)

Emily Rapp on her journey as a “dragon mom,” parenting a child with a terminal diagnosis (NY Times op-ed) David Nilsen on the challenges of leaving (and finding) a church Laura Leonard on why women are obsessed with Pinterest Brett McCracken on the Coldplay effect Richard Mouw on why Mormonism is not a cult, plus a response to those who think he...

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November 20, 2011

Grief journal (1 year)

I’ve been dreading this day for quite some time. It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since we lost Vincent. He seems further away than ever. Since I don’t want to write anything new today, let’s instead take a look back at the journey I’ve documented these past 12 months: November 20, 2010:  “Yesterday, there were two cute little boys under our roof. Tomorrow there will...

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November 6, 2011

What you can’t blog about

We 21st century Westerners seem increasingly comfortable sharing our baggage online. If you experience poor customer service or an expensive car repair, it’s fair game for a tweet or status update. In my case, I had a son who got cancer and died, so I blogged about it. No one told me to stop or change the...

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