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untitled

i wrote this (probably in 2011) on the back of a letter i was given and in response to that letter. i found it yesterday while cleaning. what one person reads as another’s judgement, the other person reads as their attempt to inform. he sees himself as accepting and wanting to enter into a relationship […]

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The Hope of Unfinished Business

Just want to encourage you today. You may not understand why various things happen–the sad, miserable, discouraging things that make hope simply a notion. I’ve had my share of that stuff. While I wish I possessed some magical wisdom for you, there are some realities I’ve come to believe and there’s a promise I cling […]

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mixed emotions

#1. I woke with regret. It’s been a week since surgery. I’m doing quite well–pretty strong, beating fatigue. But I should have set up an auto response for email, trusted all of work to God. Instead, I’m not truly resting and it feels too late now. What pains me is not that I need the […]

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music

she is, for me, a strange friend. quite frankly, i don’t know what to do with her. Justin and i had a really honest talk the other day about music. i realized just how a part of me she really is. i cried at the thought of losing her, of giving up on her. i also realized […]

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God-walks; God-wins

my work often has me thinking about self-worth: my own, that of my students, where we find it, how we feed it. and while i know that we should only find & feed it in Christ, i also know that Christ isn’t always our first resort. we end up disappointed, frustrated, wondering why ppl affect […]

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unexpected love

so i bought some roses this morning, a last-minute decision, and encouraged students to hand them out on this love-celebration-day. by 5pm, there were still many roses left so i took some and decided to hand them out randomly to women on campus. it was priceless. encounter 1 (sitting on a bench) would you like a […]

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miracles

i often wake up in the morning, so unsure of how the day will flow. it’s not that i have nothing to do. oh no. i never have nothing to do. it’s that i’m unsure where to start. back in 2001, somewhere in the fall, i and many other a young woman attended a day-long […]

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