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WHY WE FEAST WITH COMMUNITY AROUND OUR TABLES

Oh my.  It’s hard to believe that combining a few simple ingredients can elevate fresh-from-the-oven bread to an entirely new status.  Warm, homemade bread is nearly perfect by itself, but the addition of… 409 more words

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The Course of a Life

Each morning, as I sit for the light to change at 21st and Oliver, I cannot help but stare at what was once Braeburn Golf Course. 2,654 more words

Mi Familia

WHAT I'M LEARNING ABOUT THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS IN COMMUNITIES & FAMILIES

This Mother’s Day fell in a season of firsts – a season of firsts that follows a season of endings.

Most notably, this year I celebrated my first Mother’s Day without all three of my boys living at home.   743 more words

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BECAUSE PREPARATION MATTERS AS MUCH AS THE DOING

For a couple of weeks my alarm has been going off at 5:00 am every day.  I’ve been waking up in the early morning hours so that I get some writing done before my home gets busy. 578 more words

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Club Officers for 2016-2017

Bryn Mawr’s Little Known Help Zone closed out the year by voting for officers for the next school year. Having an administrative board will open us up to funding from the school and more opportunities. 32 more words

Little Known Help Zone

WHAT COMMUNITY TEACHES ME ABOUT VULNERABILITY & GRACE

“We can’t be brave in the big world without at least one small safe space to work through our fears and falls.”  ~Brene Brown

The women who share a community meal in my home every Monday make up one of my small, safe places.   762 more words

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BECAUSE SOMETIMES A PAPER PLATE IS MY BEST

Paper products and leftover spaghetti.  That was the best I could do for our community dinner last Thursday.

My family hit a bit of a rough patch last week.   403 more words

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