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Kristen Rudd

Kristen Rudd offers in-person and online literature and writing classes, tutoring, and writing and teaching workshops through"> She has written for the CiRCE Institute, Center for Lit, Torrey Gazette, and Fathom Mag, and is a graduate of the Circe Institute Apprenticeship program. Kristen lives in Cary, NC and is a homeschool mom by day. By night, she’s exhausted.

What the Dickens!

My daughter, Mary Judah, has very strong opinions about paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe. MJ cannot stand O’Keeffe’s work. We did the audio tour for the O’Keeffe special exhibit at San Francisco’s De Young Museum years ago. One of the stations on the tour included a recording of O’Keeffe herself talking about art and what makes

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Suffering Fools

Proverbs 26:4 says, “Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.” The very next verse says, “Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.” The whiplash while reading wisdom literature like this often leaves one wondering what she ought to do.

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