November 7: Workplace Blessings

My workplace is collecting comments of gratitude from staff this week, and writing that email felt a lot like blogging for WordPress in this Month of Rejoicing, so I thought I’d share my response here as well. I am grateful for trusting relationships with my clients and the chance to speak Swahili with some of…

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November 8: My Friend J

Habits take a minute to create, and I’m still in the process of remembering to blog daily for this gratitude practice! Today I’m grateful for my friend J, a fellow musician and brother in Christ. He works with a particularly vulnerable category of forced migrants and is not only amazing at the details of his…

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Food for the soul | a recipe and activity

Skye’s Splendid Soup is best if set in multicultural bowls, with refugees and Congolese friends, and eaten with deeply thoughtful people. What’s your recipe??

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Live to worship

7:23 PM – I fiddled on the violin as Henry set up the sound system and turned on the keys. The song began as a rehearsal for Sunday’s worship, but it morphed into something else. After ten minutes, it was a new song, and I removed my shoes. Every third quarter note, the drum set…

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Why Today Is the Greatest Day of My Life: Celebrating Faith

Today is the anniversary of the most life-changing day I’ve lived, and I hope you’ll allow me to tell you about it. Gather around, dear friends. Make yourselves comfortable, and brace yourselves for my testimony. Fourteen years ago I was preparing to enter Kindergarten. I was a short, curly haired thing much like I am…

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