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The Joy of Learning How to Love

I have a theory: maybe our purpose in life is learning how to love & be loved; maybe love is not something that can ever be figured out for certain (there is no ‘aha!’ moment on your deathbed), but rather an act of giving it your best shot, over and over again. 282 more words


Held up in a Motel Room 8.29.15

It’s raining. It’s a torrential down pour here in Forks, Washington (to be more accurate). We rented a motel room, a bit unusual for us. It is nice to be dry. 186 more words


Composition beyond writing

This fall, I will begin to pursue a B.F.A. in Photography. The opportunity to take start this program follows from the tuition benefit I enjoy at Wayne State University. 467 more words


First #CX Practice of 2015

Cross season is here! And that means it’s time to get comfortable taking turns, hopping off and on the bike, finding that choice spot on your shoulder for carrying your steed, and everyone’s favorite, jumping over hurdles. 351 more words


Practice Makes Perfect

Here is today’s practice book. This one did not turn out perfect but is better than the first Coptic stitch I did.



Leaving home

“In our culture, home-leaving is virtually nonexistent. Monastics have jobs, children, homes, and luxury vacations. Lay practitioners hop from retreat center to retreat center looking for a spiritual fix.

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Giving Up