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!

Seven Years Later

Today marks seven years from the launching of the readmoore. Whew. Seven years since Dr. Carol Zuegner told us we needed to start a blog. Nine thousand, five hundred and forty three views later, I never knew how much having … Continue reading

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Sheryl and Stevie

I can’t get enough of this performance of one of my favorite songs, Strong Enough, by Sheryl Crow. This particular video is of a duet with Stevie Nicks. [There is little to say about this but to put it out … Continue reading

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give yourself a little grace

I’ve never been a huge fan of the whole NYE craziness and then the swath of resolutions. I think it oftentimes causes folks to feel so negatively about their past year – “I didn’t do x, y, or z.” Or … Continue reading

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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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