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Sunday Morning Meditation

“Hope is the thing that is left to us in a bad time. I shall get up Sunday morning and wind the clock as a contribution to order and steadfastness.” -EB White I love this quote. All the components that make up a life – Both good and bad; hope and despair. Because life is … Continue reading

Hinging on the Ampersand

I recently decided that if I ever get a tattoo it’s going to be an ampersand sign (you know, this thing –> &).  It’ll be really small on the inside left of my left wrist. (True confession: until autocorrect spelling changed it in this blog post, I legitimately thought it was ‘amperstand’.  Dang it.) Okay, … Continue reading

Hopeful Tears

My third CD compilation is finally finished!  This one has taken me months to get right and I’m really proud of it. For some background: A little over a year ago I wanted to compile a playlist of songs that together told to the narrative of, well, God, the Gospel, our own humanity and relationship … Continue reading

This is hard to grasp.

In about 125 words, the story of Achan (from the book of Joshua, chapter 7) goes something like this: After 40 years in the desert, God’s people finally enter the promised land.  Joshua, their leader, is the man.  The bible says that God “is with him,” and so the Israelites conquer Jericho and are feeling … Continue reading

And Then What?

I love real movies. What I mean are movies that explore a core aspect of life by telling a story with minimal glitz or glam.  Movies that are hyper-focused, some may say slow-moving or even common.  Movies that capture nuance to uncover the quiet pain and beautiful strength of what it means to be human. … Continue reading

A Question.

For the last two years, every Monday morning at 7:30AM a group of about 6 girlfriends and I occupy the largest table at Peet’s Coffee in Evanston.  It’s not a very big table, nor is it a very big coffee shop, so we most often end up collecting every unoccupied chair in the place.  Each … Continue reading

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