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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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A White Woman’s Response to Ferguson

Anger. Frustration. Disbelief. These words, and other synonymous words, are the only way I can think to describe my response to the violence that has taken place in Ferguson, Missouri. The troubling thing: Ferguson is not the first, nor will … Continue reading

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Consistently Awestruck

You sit beside me You murmur to my soul You penetrate the depths of my heart Lover of my soul who knows me Who sees me, and who carries me Even when I refuse to look up You are holding … Continue reading

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Cuteness inspires aggression.

You read the title right, cuteness inspires aggression. I read that little blurb on twitter today from a “fun facts” type of account. I usually discredit their information because how accurate could a little blurb on twitter be, right? For … Continue reading

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