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It’s Complicated

CC image courtesy of Flicker, Studio Incendo. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Laurie Works’ blog. It was originally published on June 18, 2015. When I tell people about my relationship with my dad now, sometimes they’re surprised. For one, I still talk to him. A lot of people think this is weird. I think… yes… but he’s my dad. I

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The Joseph Story, Like You’ve Never Heard It Before

CC image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Laurie Works’ blog. It was originally published on January 9, 2014. Once upon a time, the story of Joseph nearly ruled my life. You know, the biblical story of the dude who had 11 brothers who betrayed him and sold him into slavery in Egypt. I was Joseph. Sold

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Here’s to taking a deep breath and jumping off the cliff…

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Daveynin. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Laurie Works’ blog. It was originally published on July 23, 2013. I was talking to a friend the other day and describing some of my childhood, and I realized that I haven’t written much about it here. I’ve written about it in vague, hidden descriptions only. Like a warning

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Ready for Real Life: Part Seven, Vocations

“In this part of the ‘Ready for Real Life’ webinar series, the Botkins discuss the transition from homeschooling to adult life, offering advice on work, education, and adult leadership. As with prior webinars, the Botkins give this a separatist spin, discouraging young people from entering traditional workforces, the military, or universities that could ‘exploit them to their ruin.’ Maintaining Christian dominion is paramount, as usual.”

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