Ten Minutes and A World Away

It’s an odd feeling, knowing that someone who lives ten minutes away from you has a life so different from yours. I began volunteering at a legal center on the west side of Chicago while I was studying to be a psychologist. I wanted to participate in the holistic work that this program was doing.…

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Head and heart.

“Have you tried online dating?”

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An Unexpected Invitation

I sat at the table on the lawn outside my door, the warm October breeze ruffling the pages of my journal as I filled page after page.

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Come Along, Little Girl

Her presence is just out of reach. I try to access her inside of my head, but I do not know where she is.

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Dating, Redemption, and Restoration

We sat across the table from each other in a quaint hole-in-the-wall Japanese restaurant.

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Recommit and go again

Our first year of marriage wasn’t what I’m assuming many newlyweds experience.

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Love Believes in Second Chances

Thursday morning, I sat in my sunroom with my first cup of good coffee in what felt like a lifetime.

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Welcome and Invite Them In

Thursday we moved our oldest son Tim to Chicago, where he will be student teaching this year in an urban high school – the culmination of his preparation for the calling he feels to teach in the inner city.

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