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Articles & Guest Posts
Ann has been a contributing writer for Tweetspeak Poetry, ByFaith Magazine, and The High Calling. Select articles are featured below.
Book Love: Of Tractors and Mockingbirds
I said my goal was for students to appreciate literature. Secretly, though, my goal was for the kids to love literature. I wanted them to experience book love.
Memoir Notebook: Writing the Fragile
In memoir, how do you write what is fragile? Maybe first you have to live it. Courageously remember it. Then tap the fragile in yourself.
Coming Home to Scotland and Scottish Poetry
Surprised by Scotland, a writer finds herself taken by her past, her present with Scottish poets, and maybe (who knows) her future.
Teaching Poetry to Children: There Are So Many Blues
“Oh, my kids aren’t poetic at all, ” she said. “Prepare yourself for a big flop.” Ann Kroeker takes on the challenge of teaching poetry to children.
Come Again: Teaching Poetry to Children
Ann Kroeker reflects on teaching poetry to her children through such simple routines and rituals as reading poetry at the dinner table.
Poetry for Life: Mind's Eye Poetry—Rewriting Dementia
Mind’s Eye Poetry connects with dementia patients, engaging their minds and memories to create poems on the spot.
Our Spiritual Social Dilemma
Instead of abandoning social media or limiting ourselves to following only those who think exactly like us, what if we engage in a purposeful, discerning way that brings hope and truth and joy to a place that can feel increasingly dark?
Nurturing a Holy Curiosity
When we root ourselves in truth, a holy curiosity can lead to a deepening awe that increases our faith in God. Curious Christians find themselves living with energy and hope, eager to learn and obey God and see Him work in their lives and in this world.
Spiritual Hardiness in a Cushy World
As believers in the Western world, we access conveniences that create easier, more comfortable lives; we take pills and shots to avoid aches and distress. When my husband underwent minor surgery not long ago, the nurse summarized his pain management by saying, “We don’t want you to feel any pain at all.”
Called by Name
At the end of their shift, the girls come home from their work at the kennel exhausted but excited to discuss the antics of each dog, referring to them by name as affectionately and familiarly as they would speak of good friends.
My First Ash Wednesday
The ancient custom of applying ashes, they said, reminds us of the wages of sin; that we are dust and to dust we will return. The ashes remind us that our sins need to be removed by the grace of God in Christ Jesus.
I wondered about The Lecture. Was it corrective or critical? What was in the heart of me, the critic? And how did it affect the heart of my daughter, the one being lectured? I decided to find out.
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