Category Archives: faith

resolutely happy.

For the past month or perhaps a little less (I’ve lost track), it felt like all signs were pointing towards an imminent move back to our house in West Grove. It was like we were on a plane that was … Continue reading

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Do what you’re doing with all of your heart.

So, in terms of an update: we went to Mosaic yesterday (that’s a church) in Pasadena. We have been both Sundays that we have been in LA, and it’s a fun way to spend our day. Darby, Jason, Lyric, and … Continue reading

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Sail on

I woke up this morning and I found out that I did not get the Fulbright. Gasp, I know. Whenever you read the words “I regret to inform you” in the beginning of a letter and then “please do not … Continue reading

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Journal Snippets from the Past 5 Years

Because it’s the weekend (blog reading is low on the weekends) I am going to do a little unconventional blog post. I just browsed through some old snippets of my journal writing from several years back. It surprised me to … Continue reading

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Rumination

I am really tired tonight, folks, and my writing may reflect that. I thought that I would briefly mention rumination before retiring to bed for the night. Rumination is the term for a concept with which most people are familiar. … Continue reading

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A Tip from the Nile River

Today I went to campus for a sustainability committee meeting. Senya came with me. It went really well. She just chilled out on my lap for most of it; when she got hungry, I gave her a bottle. She was … Continue reading

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Call me a Progressive, but I think racism is wrong.

Here is a blurb from an article that my professor assigned for this week. The author has just made a case that our “ruling class” comprised of progressives is ruining America by proposing or supporting amendments to the Constitution. It … Continue reading

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My Grad School Story

First things first: Happy Birthday, mom! You are such a special person, and I love you so much. Thank you for being who you are, for living your life with passion, and for always reaching out toward the purposes that … Continue reading

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