Author Archives: Christina Moore

About Christina Moore

Originally from Portland, Maine, I now live in Chicago and work with extraordinary nonprofit organizations to help them champion their individual causes. My heart is in the 207, and my feet are on the ground in the 312. Enjoy readmoore!

Stuck in the gutter?

Oscar Wilde once said “We’re all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” I don’t know the origin of the quote or the context in which he said it, but it’s striking to me. I … Continue reading

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numb to the news

It’s frustrating to me that yet another senseless act of violence has happened. It’s heartbreaking to me to hear the names of the victims. It’s confounding to me that it continues to happen. And its disturbing to me that I’ve … Continue reading

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stay awake, be ready.

Walking into church this morning, I didn’t expect to see purple. While I know that Advent comes around every year in what seems like minutes after Thanksgiving dishes are cleaned up, I still was surprised today. Today’s Mass was a … Continue reading

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Choosing Happiness: forgiveness, God, politics, lists, youtube, priorities, transitions, traffic, and friendships.

I think that we need to work on our understanding of happiness. In my mind, contentedness is similar to a point where it’s often unrecognizable. I know that for me, when I am “happy,” it’s a time when things are … Continue reading

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Pay Attention. Be Astonished. Tell the story.

Dr. Terry Nelson Johnson is a profound theologian, one whom I admire so much. He is the resident theologian at Old St. Pat’s Church in Chicago and has spoken at many events at which I have been in attendance. His … Continue reading

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You’re Never Fully Ready.

It took me a long time to come to this conclusion, and it may be completely obvious to you – so bear with me. I hope that you’ve noticed that I’ve been absent for a while from the cyber world … Continue reading

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Finding your heartbeat.

Sometimes you gotta lose your breath to find your heartbeat. Under Armour sometimes really gets their ads right. I saved this image a while back because I oftentimes find myself drawing upon inspirations from a long time ago — and … Continue reading

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