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the longest night of the year: sinking into the winter solstice

  i woke this morning before 6. just before my alarm went off. as i pried open my eyes + snuggled down under the covers to stay warm, i slowly  prepared myself for one of my favorite mornings all year long. the dark, mysterious, silent morning of the winter solstice.…

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My wife is bad ass

Mondays are crazy, aren’t they? And, if you’re at all like me, they leave you feeling hopeful, energized, motivated, depressed, tired, and anxious all at the same time. And that’s just a regular Monday.  But, today… today is no regular Monday in my family.  Today my wife goes back to…

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to be of use

Today is the last day for students at the high school where I work as a mentor/coach/counselor. I can hardly believe that it has been more than six months since I started working there. My experiences in the past have always been that spring semesters in schools seem to drag…

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telling my story of faith + exclusion and the rebellious act of being me

i am sitting on my couch in my home, the home that i am so amazingly blessed to own with my wife, watching the clouds disperse outside my living window. the sun is beginning to peek out and shine brightly. it’s early evening, almost 8 pm, and no where near…

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