Author Archives: Summer Sorensen

About Summer Sorensen

My aim: to live out Jesus' greatest commands (Matthew 22:36-40) & have the most fun while doing it.

Picking Blackberries as a Life Analogy

Recently, my husband and I were on a hunt for wild blackberries in a natural area close to our home. If you’ve ever picked blackberries, you know that flesh wounds are nearly inevitable as the juicy berries are nestled among … Continue reading

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Mass Shootings, The Human Heart, and God

With the recent news of not one mass shooting, but TWO in 24 hours in the United States, it can be challenging to know what to say, do, or how to pray. In the last quarter-century, shootings have gone from … Continue reading

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Variety: The Spice of Life … and Writing

Many suggest that picking a niche to blog about is the way to success. They may be right, but I decline to narrow my focus. Here is a look at my wide range of topics. Continue reading

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June 2019: A Clown Car of Activity

June 2019 was a month that I can best describe as biting off more than I could chew. Or as the subject of this blog suggests, existing in a clown car – a month so jam-packed that all I could … Continue reading

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My Christian Commitments in a Post-Christian World

Growing up in the west during last few decades of the twentieth century, I took for granted that Judeo-Christian ethics and morality were the social norms and that even many of those who chose to ignore them at least acknowledged … Continue reading

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Interacting Online with Differing Opinions: To Engage or Not to Engage?

Today’s digitally-connected world is more polarized than ever. As one who came of age before the proliferation of social media, I still sometimes sit back with amazement to think about how we can now easily interact with people and content … Continue reading

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Do More Better: A (Christian) Productivity Book That Changed My Life

Does your life need more organization? Do you feel you could get more accomplished with a few pointers? Do More Better is a short, powerful book to help with just that. Continue reading

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Jesus is God: 8 Reasons from the Bible

The question of “who is Jesus Christ?” has been a subject of discussion since not long after the world timetable flipped to A.D. Since, at the time of this writing, we are in the midst of Holy Week, culminating in … Continue reading

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Planners and Spontaneous People: Honest Thoughts from a Planner

Like oil and water, those that like to plan their schedules in advance and those who operate with nothing but spontaneity don’t mix well. At least under natural circumstances. Planners, of which I am one, like to know what is … Continue reading

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The Strange Dynamic of Facebook Friendships

A cynical, possibly humorous discussion on the difference between real life friends and Facebook friends. Continue reading

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