Author Archives: Marilyn

About Marilyn

Reading, thinking, listening, writing and talking about faith, creativity, ESL for refugees, grief and finding the story in a story. Student of Spanish. Foe of procrastination. Cheez-it fan. People person with hermit tendencies or vice-versa. Thank you so much for reading.

Buying a Ticket for Something I Don’t Want to Attend

I WENT AGAINST MY GUT FEELING and bought a ticket for a gathering I don’t want to attend. I did it completely out of a sense of “should,” violating my own policy: Either choose to do a thing or choose … Continue reading

Posted in philosophical maelstroms, should-free life, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Update on the Refugees in My Sphere

Class numbers dwindle, volunteer numbers grow. Continue reading

Posted in compassion, Memorial Day, refugees | 4 Comments

#MeToo

People are questioning the trustworthiness, both of decades-old memories and those who, having kept silent so long, suddenly feel the need to speak up. Continue reading

Posted in compassion, courage | 3 Comments