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Imagine for a Moment...

“Rootlessness — the implied weakness of it — is treated as a failure. That is plainly schizophrenic: In a world where one in seven people is displaced, the failure must be of planetary scale. 971 more words

Refugees

Belonging & Fitting In

I was in the middle of writing a blog post when Lowell showed me this section in Brene Brown’s book Daring Greatly. The quote shot straight to a deep place in my soul. 424 more words

Faith

Faith, Doubt and Ames Street

Ames Street is a short street that goes from the main road down to the ocean in the Lanesville area of Gloucester. I wouldn’t ever have known about Ames Street if it weren’t for a memory from long ago. 1,315 more words

Faith

you're in my space

I was in a new city; a city I had just begun to call home. With directions in hand and cautions to calm my nerves memorized, I put on my  491 more words

Cross-Cultural

She Lived a Large Life


The best thing I did all week was attend the funeral of Chong Wright. Chong and her husband, Wilbur, attended our church. Wilbur, a once tall soldier in the US army is now slightly stooped, his shoulders humbly sloping toward the earth. 857 more words

Fridays With Robynn

Dear Linda

In the middle of the night I got a message from my friend Linda that lives on the other side of the world. She is hurting. 1,195 more words

Fridays With Robynn