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spring break in the mountains

Words are not coming to me easily to describe this week, but perhaps that is the best possible way to feel right now. I am feeling homesick for a place that is not technically home, just another place where my … Continue reading

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Mowing the Lawn

The sun is a watch that constantly falls out of sync my palate is invaded by lucid beginnings, Will the ice cream drip on the sidewalk… Or nah? It is melting because it is so terribly cold outside. The musty … 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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One week down, fifteen to go.

At the start of each year it has become such a habit to grow increasingly more nostalgic about the year that has past, while also setting generally unrealistic goals for the year that has just begun. I think that it … 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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being lukewarm amidst the crazy love.

Recently, I have been doing a lot of self evaluation and reflection. I began reading the book “Crazy Love” by Francis Chan. I think it has been the most challenging book I have ever read just after the Bible itself. … Continue reading

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Purpose.

I know I am living for a purpose, filled daily with the perfect love, with the peace I can’t understand, storms may rock me and shake me, but they will NEVER stop me, I will continue to follow, as my … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a sinner

I do not feel alone or abandoned, I do not feel lost or afraid, However, I feel bereft of the life I seek.   I seek a life with my God, Walking in His truth, grace, and light, Being an … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2014: Guyan Valley, WV Edition

I am not sure I could ever find enough words to describe everything that I experienced this past week. I chose to serve with 20 other North Park students on a mission trip for my spring break this year, but … Continue reading

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