Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Front Seats of the Amtrak

This morning my mom woke me up from a nightmare. I won’t tell you what the nightmare was, but it certainly made me grateful that she had woken me up. The two of us headed out earlier than planned so … Continue reading

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Heroes

Have you ever looked into the face of someone you love, someone you miss, someone you treasure, and been crushed or humbled by the exhaustion in their eyes? This happened to me today. Before I explain this point to you, … Continue reading

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Back to the Sticks

So this is the blog post where I tell you all the cheesy, fuzzy, warm feelings that come with being home after a month at college. Yep. Home is awesome. It’s odd though; I feel more like a visitor who … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

Why does art have to be something vulgar, disturbing, and so cosmically opposing to the rest of the world? Why is “self-expression” seen as something that has to do with sex, drugs, or alcohol? Why can’t art be something beautiful, … Continue reading

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Someone Searching

The perfect weather of the New York autumn and hot chocolate in the cafeteria were not the only wonderful things about today. During lunch today I was able to introduce Karly to Charlene, simultaneously introducing her to today’s chapter of … Continue reading

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Manifest Monday

Sometimes I have to wonder why on earth I’m in this place. How could I, as one small town Christian girl, make a difference in the big bad world that is New York City? How can I possibly change the … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Control

I believe that control is an illusion. Humans can manipulate people, emotions, situations, circumstances, facial expressions, and myriad other things. However, humans do not have control, mostly because not only does God have the ultimate control (Isaiah 55:8,9) but humans … Continue reading

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