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Carry On, Warrior

One year ago today, my grandmother, Mimi, took her last breath and entered into the final rest.

Diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver, she had been saying good bye slowly and on purpose as one by one the organs in her body decided they were too tired to work any longer. 1,253 more words

Faith And Legacy

Spiritual Pressure.

I originally wrote this on September 22, 2013. Almost two years later, I feel these words resonate so deeply with me still. May it bless you on your journey.

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My Summer in the South: Healing and Change.

“And take my past
And take my sense
Like an empty sail takes the wind
And heal, heal, heal, heal” – Tom Odell, Heal

Before I left Seattle, my heart was broken.

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Self Awareness

Year One: This Work is F***ing Hard.

***CAUTION! Strong language is used in this post.***

Yesterday brought the completion of my first year of graduate school at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology… 470 more words


Missing Jesi

In the early days after Jesi left us I looked for her everywhere. I would stare out of airplane windows wondering which cloud she hid behind. 994 more words


The Birthday Card

Yesterday I went down to visit my father and stumbled upon the birthday card for M on the table while eating breakfast. Already emotionally frail from my family reunion in Jamaica, I spent a good portion of the car ride crying. 857 more words


The End is Nigh!

I am in count down mode now. Nursing school is almost over. Tomorrow is the last day of our three day comprehensive review and Friday is our pinning ceremony. 445 more words