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Gratitude or Appreciation?

Gratitude or Appreciation?

It’s Thanksgiving week! What’s your favorite part of the way you celebrate this holiday? Something you find on your plate? A traditional standby like turkey or mashed potatoes? Or maybe something particular to your own family of origin? Or perhaps, more than the meal,...

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Feeling lonely?

Feeling lonely?

Photo by UW Madison It seems like this week I’ve been having a lot of conversations about loneliness. A first year student who misses her family. A young professional who doesn’t quite know how to make friends since leaving school. A graduate student who feels like...

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Three reasons why the Reformation still matters

Three reasons why the Reformation still matters

In Lutheran churches all across the country today, folks will be singing “A Mighty Fortress is our God,” wearing red, and talking about a German monk named Martin Luther who may or may not have nailed 95 theological statements to a church door over 500 years ago.It...

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Be kind to yourself.

Be kind to yourself.

This morning, on the way out the doors, I lost my keys. I was holding them when I put my jacket on, but 30 seconds later they were… gone. As I frantically searched my messy kitchen counter and raced around the house, I said to myself: “Ugh. Come on, Emily. Get it...

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I will give you rest.

I will give you rest.

You might never have noticed, but alongside an image of Christ the words: “I will give you rest” are carved over the doors of Luther Memorial Church, next door to the LCM Student Center on University Avenue. In the 1920s, when Luther Memorial was a congregation...

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Growing Digitally

Growing Digitally

The digital realm is a familiar one for me. Even before the pandemic, I was organizing Skype and Facebook messenger calls with my family and friends to play long-distance games from the Jackbox franchise or Dungeons and Dragons. And, as an avid gamer, I was no...

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