Acrid, Astringent, & Often Disagreeable–Book Camp 2020, Day 10

And this time it's not interpersonal conflict! Today we spent a fair bit of time brainstorming story titles. We came up with MANY. Narrowing to six, we sent to the parents and grandparents. They tied in their choices and greatly disliked the clearest (but not unanimous) favorite. We brainstormed more. Tried one more with the … Continue reading Acrid, Astringent, & Often Disagreeable–Book Camp 2020, Day 10

Burnt

Yesterday I sat in a beautiful, air conditioned, comfortable room with hundreds of others for the purpose of worshipping our God. As worship progressed, time came for communion, when we eat of unleavened bread and drink fruit of the vine: matzo and grape juice. After a recent conversation with my mom, I’ve made a concerted … Continue reading Burnt