Tag: writing life

The number “One Million”, data, statistics, “reach”, and real people

The whole wide earth is full with your faithful love, God, teach me your ways! – Psalm 119:64 (paraphrase) Numbers are both intimidating and curious – especially if you are a language-arts person like me who gets uncomfortable around much beyond 3rd-grade math. But, increasingly, numbers – primarily zeros and ones – are becoming integral…

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On Curling Up With a Good Book

The unfolding of your words gives light;     it imparts understanding to minds of ordinary people. With open mouth I pant,     because I long for your commandments. – Psalm 119 Typically, first thing in the morning, I have a sense of where my writing should be going. My work usually emerges from a combination of where…

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