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Facing Fears: The Terrible and Awesome


April 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

When I was about 12, I made a New Years resolution to face my fears. So New Years day I took my sled and went down the giant hill by my family’s house. It was scary, but also awesome. I’ve … Continued

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The Service Site


April 4, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

The last blog I wrote was about my commute and how relaxing it can be. Now it’s time to write about the place that I go to after I hop of the bus. Also known as THE BEST WORK SITE … Continued

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Legacy of an Episcopal Womanist…..


March 28, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

    As we begin the season of Lent, I am inspired by the newness of Spring and the preparation of Easter. Sometimes, the sacrifices of Lent seem overwhelming. Yet, as I fondly reflect about one of my favorite Episcopal Saints: Anna Julia … Continued

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My Spiritual Map of My Year of Service


March 26, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

My Spiritual Map of My Year of Service In the beginning, my heart was away in Alabama and Canterbury every single day. I looked in the past for a spiritual high, because there in the present my well had run … Continued

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A Post of Love


February 28, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

    When the Heart Aches for Something More   When the wind stops blowing and all I feel is heat, My heart aches for something more. When the water rises and suffocates, My heart aches for something more. When … Continued

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Baseball and Renewal


February 20, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

OK, a disclaimer: I would not be here in this program if everything had gone according to plan. No sir. By now, in February 2014 at the ripe age of 24, I would be putting the finishing touches on my … Continued

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Looking for Grace in Disappointment


February 13, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Looking for Grace in Disappointment   This Christmas my father bought me a book that he thought I would like.  Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint is the spiritual memoir of Nadia Bolz-Weber, a Lutheran priest … Continued

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An Open Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste


February 12, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

An open state of mind is a hard thing to keep. Unless you continuously let yourself experience new things and continue to challenge yourself, you will find that you have a tendency to think that what you know is the … Continued

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Meow Means Thank You


January 23, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

I like to meow. I meow when I want to break the ice with a stranger, when I’m bored, when I’m in an awkward situation, but most of the time, I meow when I don’t know what to say. In … Continued

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Share Your Story With Me


January 22, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

I love stories. I love learning about moments that happened decades ago, that took place on the bus or at the top of a mountain, moments filled with tears, laughter, sarcasm, clarity. I think stories are one of our most … Continued

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