Ellie Roscher

“We can live any way we want. People take vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience— even of silence—by choice. The thing is to stalk your calling in a certain skilled and supple way, to locate the most tender and live spot and plug into that pulse. This is yielding, not fighting.” Annie Dillard

Ellie Roscher is the author of How Coffee Saved My Life and the Director of Youth and Story Development at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in Theology from Luther Seminary, writes for Keeping Faith Today and edits for Avenida Books.

More of Ellie's writing can be found at Womusings

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Finding Parental Peace with Technology

Mar 23

Finding Parental Peace with Technology

Rachel Held Evans is a writer and blogger I respect a great deal. She recently had her first child, and at the end of a gorgeous post about breastfeeding, she included a disclaimer about social media and her son: This past year has taught me a lot about the limits and dangers of social media, so while I’ll share some reflections on motherhood from time to time, I...

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Enough Heroes

Feb 18

Enough Heroes

While listening to David Brooks talk about his book, The Road to Character, this Enough blog project came to mind over and over again. When we ask, What is enough? are we talking about character? Maybe, partially. There may be some interesting overlap. On this blog, I find myself writing a lot about continual, incremental improvement. Reflective living. I think...

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Do New Habits Die Hard Too?

Jan 17

Do New Habits Die Hard Too?

I’ve never struggled to work exercise into my schedule. Each January, when friends and co-workers are setting New Year’s Resolutions to work out more, I just keep my mouth shut. No one needs to hear from the eager beaver in corner. What’s my secret? Well, for most of my life, it was that I was a competitive athlete. I had coaches, gyms, practices,...

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The Courage to Purge

Dec 14

The Courage to Purge

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is all the rage. We at Enough think it should be! We live in a society of abundance where distribution of resources is sorely out of whack. We live among hoarders. We inherit our grandparent’s knack for saving things just in case the next great depression is around the corner. Yet our stuff weighs us down. There have been...

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Here and Now

Nov 21

Here and Now

Posts I thought about writing this month: -Turns out having your one-year-old pull every single piece of make-up out one at a time and touch it to your cheek really makes you think about make-up. -Dan’s cousin had a baby. When responding to the email announcement, Google Inbox gave him three cliché response options, like “Congratulations” and “I can’t wait to meet...

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