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5k + faith

In honor of my first ever 5K (Truman State University Homecoming!) I am going to share 5 lessons about faith that I learned while I was training and participating. 1. God compares you to your past self. I walked the majority of the race, and I boldly came in 100th place out of 101 runners.…

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empty + broken

This morning I took a look at how my handlettering skills have changed in the last two years since I started learning. The 2018 one is just . . . laughably better. But not by practice alone. I have learned new skills, purchased workbooks, researched, learned, listened, watched, taught myself Adobe products–I’ve worked very hard…

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spick + span

I’m interrupting my regularly scheduled spiritual musings to share some cleaning tips today. The seasons are starting to slowly change here in rainy Kansas. And while most people spring clean, I am a big advocate for fall cleaning. Before we hunker down to spend the next few months in the warm cozy embrace of our…

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work in progress

Shame is a feeling I’m familiar with. As a kid, whenever I got caught doing something I wasn’t supposed to, my cheeks would burn red with the fire of a thousand humiliations and hot tears would flow from the corners of my eyes. I hated to mess up. As a result, I am now a…

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time + discipline

Last night at Mass, we heard the second of a three-week series of readings on the Eucharist. Last week was the Eucharist as food for the journey (shout out to Elijah who was like, “I’m hungry and tired, Lord. #notgoing”). This week was the Eucharist as what our celebrant called “the antidote to death.” Fr.…

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