Tag Archives: Creation

Experiencing God’s Presence When You’re All Alone

I first experienced an extended time of silence when I was entering college. It was during a pre-Orientation 10-day backpacking trip called, appropriately, Exodus. I had recently begun my own “exodus” from my bustling, suburban hometown of Montclair, New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Taking Steps to Protect Our Earth

I grew up in New Jersey, in a suburb of New York City, my house overlooking the Manhattan skyline. I have always considered myself a “city girl,” and I’m proud of it. At the same time, my parents did a … Continue reading

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Hammock Time

jSince I have come to Belize eight and a half months ago, I have begun to seriously appreciate hammocks. As they are a fixture at our campus, strategically placed in spots with beautiful views, it is even easier to appreciate … Continue reading

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It has been several months since I’ve written. I can justify by saying that I had moved to a foreign country and was going through a difficult time (which is true), that the internet was frustrating here (oh, it is), … Continue reading

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Sunday services are just the beginning

Lately, I have been going to church a lot. Every day, in fact. Several times a day.  Not in the way you might think, though. I don’t actually mean I go into a church building, attend a church service, sing … Continue reading

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Only God Can Make a Tree

I am joining in on Lisa Jo Baker’s Five Minute Friday today, but I must admit that while I began with the usual five-minute timed session, I got on a roll, and continued on! So with that disclaimer, here is … Continue reading

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