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By Shauna Niequist

Chilly Tangerines is a set of news that remember the intense moments hidden in our daily lives. it really is approximately God, and approximately existence, and in regards to the hundreds of thousands of day-by-day ways that an information of God adjustments and infuses every thing. it really is approximately religious existence, and approximately every thing that we've got known as nonspiritual lifestyles that may be religious in the end. it's the snapshots of a tender girl making peace with herself and her lifestyles, and attempting to craft a lifestyles that captures the strength and enthusiasm we lengthy for in the course of the terror and remorse and envy all of us hold with us. it really is either a voice of problem and track of convenience, calling us upward to the very best existence, and giving us room to respire, to relaxation, to collapse and holiday via. chilly Tangerines deals brilliant and sundry glimpses of wish and redemption, in and one of the heartbreak and tedium and damaged glass.

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My parents had very little time and even less money when we were small, but at the urging of that family, we began a tradition of family vacations. Like many pastors’ families, I think, they were borrowed vacations — borrowed Suburbans, borrowed cabins and cottages, borrowed time from the church. And they were great. We have thousands of memories of family time together, thanks to the generosity of many church families. When the husband and father of the family who first urged us toward vacations died far too young, we sat with his family at his funeral and watched clip after clip of family 43 cold tangerines vacation videos.

And they had the adolescent habit of wearing almost identical clothes. It was like they stormed Abercrombie and demanded one in every color, ten hooded sweatshirts, ten pairs of carefully ripped jeans. They were a blur of bright tank tops, flat-ironed hair, and Birkenstock clogs, and I always felt like I was in the middle of a tornado or a high-speed chase. I didn’t actually intend to be their small group leader. I’m not sure they knew that. I worked on the student staff at church, and one year we were short on volunteer leaders for a retreat.

And it always is. There’s always some side street or café or painting in a gallery or park or person or something that takes your breath away. And you look differently when you’re alone. When you’re with someone else, you share each discovery, but when you are alone, you have to carry each experience with you like a secret, something you have to write on your heart, because there’s no other way to preserve it. 57 This page is intentionally left blank carrying my own weight I loved to dance when I was little, but at a certain point I stopped taking lessons because I was so tired of always being the biggest one, needing the biggest costume or uniform, holding my breath and sucking in my stomach, hoping there would be one that fit me.

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