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Oh! So you're a Huskie?

Often, when people find out where I’m going to college, people will hold up their fingers in the ridiculous “trident” (which still looks more like “The Shocker” to me) in order to express our newfound kinship.  707 more words


The Mental Health of Belonging

Having and maintaining a sense of belonging is critical to optimum mental and physical health yet this element in our health maintenance is so very often overlooked. 1,008 more words


What the World Cup 2014 Really Taught Me

As a child, you are innocent. You are precious. Empty of prejudice, list of standards and cliches. You are a sponge, and as sponges do, you absorb everything around you as soon as it comes in contact with you. 1,334 more words


Making soup again

These days I refuse to sigh
for cooked up futures.
Potatoes from a friend
and a bag of mixed root veg for £1
assure companionship. 292 more words

Creative Process

-Monday poetry-

Fifteen years ago, our family moved to Breathitt County. I’ve heard of people who grudgingly dragged their feet and followed where God led them. That is not our story.  328 more words


to belong

For our trio guest post of the month, we decided to write on our own blogs and simply use the same topic.  We’ve had this topic for over a month. 568 more words

Life Lessons

"Let the Paths of Your Fingertips be Your Map"

For Rob who will never know;
for Parker Palmer for his wisdom and
for David Whyte for his fierceness

Some days ago, an acquaintance visited my home and I could tell he was uncomfortable there. 1,588 more words