Category Archives: Random Musings

Updates on my road to the ministry

Last June I wrote an essay called “Charting a course for the next part of my life” about my desire to finally pursue my dream of being a religious leader in an intentional community. Several things have changed since I … Continue reading

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The podcasts I’m listening to these days

I love podcasts. I host a couple (here and here and another on the way), and I listen to many. Here’s a list of what’s in my gPodder these days. My Main Squeezes These are my favorites. The podcasts from … Continue reading

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Fighting the internal critic

Recently I’ve discovered an insidious creature who lives inside me. Fighting this beastie has now become a daily habit. No, I’m not talking about demon possession or an alien slowly growing in my chest. I’m talking about the internal critic. … Continue reading

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POEM: untitled (“she is”)

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Trust vs. Vulnerability

My default mode is to trust people. I tend to think the best of people and to believe they are who they claim to be. I like living my life this way and want to keep doing it. In the … Continue reading

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Advice for new college students

Last summer I wrote a letter to someone I knew who was about to go to college. It was full of things I wish someone had said to me when I was 18. Or ever, really. I thought others might … Continue reading

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