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I Am Still Learning

Getting It Wrong (I Am Still Learning – Part Two)

We don’t want to learn. We want to file away someone’s insight, like a quote on an index card in our minds. We don’t want to have to know it to be true by forging each letter ourselves in the fires of failure. Getting it wrong.

What Do You Want Me to Do For You?

What Do You Want Me To Do For You?

Jesus asking questions creates some of my favorite bits of scripture, partly because the concept makes me smile. Jesus? Asking questions? It just sounds funny, because He’s Jesus. What could He possibly want to know that He doesn’t already? But I think that’s the point.

the salt compass madeleine hagan

Thoughts on Leaving the Teen Years Behind

I turned twenty the other day. Some of my brain still refuses to wrap around that fact, but the rest of it is content to leave the teen years behind. Here are my thoughts on having successfully completed (and by that I mean…well…survived/existed/been breathing and learning) two decades of life in this round world.

The Salt Compass Madeleine Hagan

Pursuing Contentment

In all honesty, I’m finding it really difficult to be content where I am at the moment. Laziness and lethargy all too easily creep into my mindset along with the knowledge that, “I really should be studying right now.” And that gets me daydreaming