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wednesday.

BEEP BEEP BEEP, the alarm blares. I realize that It is Wednesday. The anxiety is already settling into the corners of my stomach while the sound of rustling sleeping bags disturbs the still air. The day is just beginning and … Continue reading

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26.2–The goal, the reason, the journey.

In case you are still part of the small population of people in my life who have not heard, I am running the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon this October. This is easily the most absurd, terrifying, awesome, and … Continue reading

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Appalachia Round Two (Spring Break 2015)

What happens when 14 college students and one really cool advisor road trip to rural West Virginia for a week? Magic. The answer is pure magic. This was the second year that I had the privilege of serving in Appalachia … Continue reading

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tired eyes and a tireless mind.

I lay in bed with tired, heavy eyes that cannot muster anymore moisture. I long to sleep so I can escape this reality for at least a little while. My eyes are in agreement, but my mind is putting up … Continue reading

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He will provide, oh yes he will.

As some of you probably know, my financial situation hasn’t exactly been picture perfect lately. As is with most college students, I was staring in the face of medical debt while also trying to fund raise for a mission trip. … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2015: Guyan Valley, West Virginia

As I breathe in the fresh, mountain air I feel myself becoming intoxicated, Drunk off of the fumes of pristine nature, and long days full of hard work, I decide to swap the palm trees for pine trees, I swap … Continue reading

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holding hands

I feel You reach down and grab my hand, Your grip is firm and permanent. I know that You are never letting go. I have cried out like a little child for this I have yearned for Your hand, and … Continue reading

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Poetry soothes my soul.

I am lying in bed. Awake. Restless. This mess is weighing heavy on my chest. The rain beats down outside my window, Normally I would feel soothed but, not tonight. Tonight I feel as if I have let myself and … Continue reading

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