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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Mimicking Bravery

Walking up the stairs towards the 4th grade classroom I take in the architecture and the smells of this old place, the large staircase with it’s carved handrail and the wooden door to the classroom feel like they belong in an old movie. 

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The Work is to Believe

One week after graduating from college, I met with a therapist for the first time.

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In Praise of Smallness

“You’re re-inventing yourself, aren’t you?”

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