Category Archives: intentional relating

BEST thing I read this week had the word ‘listen’ in it 4 times

BIG week. Busy week. Noisy week. Sad week. Week of words hateful and horrible, but also things thoughtful, prayerful and powerful, life-giving. We are all in need of care and knowledge of what to do. The best, most helpful thing … Continue reading

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After Hearing A Friend’s Devastating News

A friend receives bad news and I am at a loss for what to say. Continue reading

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Discovering Where I Fit

Today I go to English class and find out how students are faring after news of the new President’s executive order about refugees. Two weeks ago it was the Cubans who were under a cloud of overwhelming sadness. Today it … Continue reading

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