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Transitive Verb, Part II: Stories of Exile and Coming Home

It’s funny–“remember,” like “thank,” is also a transitive verb (see last Sunday’s post). We need to remember something for the word to have meaning. Many people remember blessings this time of year.  We Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, where we remember the good things … Continue reading

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A Transitive Verb: It Could Change Your Life

It felt like an act of rebellion, teaching my young daughter to “borrow and carry” when doing her math. A number of years ago now, her elementary school emphasized learning to do math with “numbers, words, and pictures,” but for … Continue reading

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