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Three “Firsts”


August 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Though I am bound to have many more “firsts” as my year in EUIP progresses, and though I have already had many more, the beginning few weeks have been defined by three.   First First: Meeting the Interns   Before … Continued

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You Don’t Have to Like Everyone and That’s OK


August 5, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

As I write my final blog post, I can’t think of a better way to sum up this year without going through the three key elements of our year of service – community, spirituality and our work sites. When I … Continued

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Digging Deeper


July 25, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

I’ve written about my commute, I’ve written about my work site, now it’s time to write about my community experience. This year has been a rough. When I signed up for EUIP last year I could not have imagined everything … Continued

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The Labyrinth of Life


July 24, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

  Recently I found myself going through some internal struggles. My service year is coming to an end, and everyone is talking about how much they have changed and what they have learned. We talked about all of our aha … Continued

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Electric Ladies


July 23, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

One of my greatest joys in life is music. I need it on a daily basis or I will literally go insane. Not only is it a great stress reliever, but it unites people from all different backgrounds. I am … Continued

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Risky Business…


July 22, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

One of greatest piece of advice I’ve received came from my father the day he dropped me off at college my freshmen year. He said, “This decision is not set in stone”. Until now, I understood those words as granting … Continued

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20,000 miles


July 11, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Last weekend, my car’s odometer read 20,000 miles more than it had at the beginning of the year. Twenty THOUSAND miles. That blows my mind a bit and I quiver to think of how many hours in the car that … Continued

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One Thing…


July 10, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

One thing that I have learned this year while interning with a charter high school is how much the staff, administration, counselors, and teachers work hard to make a school function. I never understood that before and I feel grateful … Continued

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Risking Love


June 27, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Matthew 28: 16-20 “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you.” What … Continued

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Just Breathe


June 16, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Over the course of the last couple weeks, I’ve been constantly reminded of the fact that our internship year is almost over. And with that realization comes to the dreaded question: what are you doing next year? I hate that … Continued

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