Category Archives: Community

The value of friendship

I visited an old friend last week. I love catching up with old friends. Seeing people who “knew me when” – especially those who not only knew me then but still know me now –  does something remarkable to my … Continue reading

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How To Change The World

Every time I take a trip, I’m reminded of a good lesson when I return home. I’ll travel to some exotic location (like Nebraska) for a few days, and then return to normal life. My friends inevitably ask, “how was … Continue reading

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The results of influential people

One week ago, I returned from a weekend-plus trip to Annapolis/DC. My brother lives in that area, and I lived there after I graduated from college. Vacations to places like that, where I am visiting someone as well as reminiscing … Continue reading

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Christmas Parties, Funky Music, and.

Last week was a crazy week for me. It’s a busy time of year for everyone, I know. Is anyone else over-filling their schedule with Christmas parties? People Loving Nashville hosted a Fundraiser Ball on Tuesday. We danced to Jason … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Alise Write

Confession in community offers more than an admission of guilt. Community offers healing. Community offers change. Community offers grace and compassion. To be able to share the parts of me that I feel most ashamed of, the parts of me … Continue reading

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Week in review

I took this week nice and slow, and it went much better than last. I finally feel like I’m back into a rhythm of life. The week included reading, researching, writing, running, and eating fresh vegetables. Here’s a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Week in review

This was not a good week. Not at all. Granted, there were great things mixed in with the bad, but to ignore the bad parts wouldn’t be doing them justice.  This photo has nothing to do with either, but it’s … Continue reading

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Week in review

My friend, Rich, spent a nice vacation in Florida last week. This picture made me smile and I couldn’t resist asking him to share it with you. Vacations are important! However, the internet never takes one. This week I couldn’t … Continue reading

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The night I crashed my own pity party

I drove home reflecting in silence and tears on the night’s conversation. I kept asking why my shoulders tensed, my brow creased, and why I felt this deep need to fight with words, defending myself. Especially considering the conversation in … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway + Week in review

I really enjoy reading blogs posts. I read as many as I can get my hands on. Here are a few I enjoyed this week that you might have missed. Elizabeth Esther: Grace for leaving. She thinks like me, and … Continue reading

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