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Thoughts on Gratitude

When I was working at a housing rehab nonprofit in New Orleans one of our celebrity donors was working on-site working with my friend Josh. She asked Josh how much he and the rest of us were paid and he explained that we have a living stipend of about $12,000 for ten months. 677 more words

an unconventional cadence

“As we run, we become.”

– Amby Burfoot

Years ago, as I was beginning to process the pain of a difficult circumstance, I found sanity in running. 

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Borderless Doubt

I don’t know about you, but this has been a difficult week. It is as if I have been traveling for so long that the wonders of the world no longer shine with their marvelous newness.   454 more words


Weeks 8-17– Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise

The Diocese of Boise has a Lenten tradition called the Idaho Catholic Appeal which is crucial to the ongoing operations of more than 20 centralized diocesan ministries and programs that serve their parishes and schools. 129 more words


"Love kills..."

I had a very special day yesterday. Yesterday will go down in history as the day I got a second opinion for my autoimmune disease, the day I heard my mother told my uncle off, the day I became the receiver of a huge act of kindness and…the day I actually considered opening up my own ballet studio. 2,306 more words


Lucky To Give

“I’m so lucky to love her” ~from the movie The Fault in Our Stars.

Love is something we should seek to ‘give’ rather than ‘get’. … 64 more words

Love Makes Cents Update

The official end to our Love Makes Cents campaign was last Sunday, and many kids brought in banks full of change and money.  We were astounded and blessed by the amount of money the kids raised this past month!   67 more words

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