Category Archives: Life

Big News

Dear foodies, Sharing a meal has always been my favorite way to get to know someone. My friends tease me for using the expression “breaking bread”, but I believe there’s something powerful about experiencing the same tastes and the conversation … Continue reading

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the entrance to campus as you follow Middle Path I had forgotten how good it feels to wake up in a beautiful place. This weekend I visited my alma mater, Kenyon College, and received a warm reminder.¬†Walking out of the … Continue reading

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Prayer of Saint Francis

I don’t know how to define my faith or if I have one, but I find consolation in the idea that something connects us all. Whether it’s a deity or simply the beautiful, unconquerable human spirit, sending words of compassion … Continue reading

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Taking Care

“Take care.” We often say goodbye to friends and colleagues with this simple phrase, sometimes without realizing the implication: I want you to take care of yourself. Why? These words express our desire to see our loved ones happy and … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

Every morning this week, I’ve woken up to sunshine and felt so happy that spring is finally here (one exception being Mother Nature’s cute April Fool’s snow shower.) Celebrating when things are going well is a part of my efforts … Continue reading

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