Author Archives: maggieagrant

About maggieagrant

I love my family, friends, mountains, the beach, running, laughing, cooking, reading, and hearing and making music.

How Long is the Night?

Some mornings I wake up and need some extra strength.  I get out of bed and start my normal routine, but my head and heart are heavy.  I feel as if the troubles that have been worrying me for the … Continue reading

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Genuine Hospitality

After I moved about a year ago, I halfheartedly started the process of church shopping. Following a few awkward Sunday mornings, we began to semi-regularly attend a Baptist church not far down the street from my house.  As a lifelong … Continue reading

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The “Real World”

I just realized I have only written five posts in 2012.  I thought I was busy in college, but as it turns out, the “real world” hits hard and you find yourself strangely tired from sitting at your desk all … Continue reading

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My favorite animals (in no particular order) include:  dogs, giraffes, cows, and goats.  Having been separated from our family pups for the past five years and, admittedly, not ever really having much of a relationship with any giraffes or cows, … Continue reading

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I think there is some magic that occurs within that hour between when the sun begins to set and the stars light up the sky in the evening.  Birds sing the last notes of their daily melodies and light flickers … Continue reading

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Happy Place

When I was in the tenth grade, I took geometry with this sort of kooky woman named Ms. Hassall.  If you know me, you are aware of my brain’s dysfunction when it comes to any sort of mathematics other than … Continue reading

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What does it mean for me when I go two months without writing?  And I don’t mean just on this public blog for the world to read.  I mean without even sheltering ideas and thoughts in my head before turning … Continue reading

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