Tag Archives: Chicago

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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hold on to me as we go, as we roll down this unfamiliar road

Philip Phillips’ song “Home” is speaking to me pretty well tonight, as I settle in to my brand new digs in the Windy City! So far, so good! But I will address that later. [Also, disclaimer: I haven’t posted in … Continue reading

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His timing…ridiculous

Seriously though. It knocks me off my feet every time, but today was especially shocking. God’s timing is absolutely mind-blowing. Yesterday, my post was about how I don’t know what’s going on in my life even if it appears that … Continue reading

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lessons from my travels

I found this beautiful image at the exact moment that I needed it. The comfort that it provided has been profound. “In this world, you will have trouble. But take heart, I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33 This … Continue reading

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the windy city – a new adventure

Today I went roaming – by myself in a brand new place. I probably walked about 8 miles in Sperry’s and ankle jeans, wearing only a Patagonia fleece as a jacket, completely unprepared for the significant wind that the city … Continue reading

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“When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.”

Though that quote is pretty epic sounding, I didn’t even need to get to that point earlier today. During our race against SMU (Southern Methodist University), I never thought for a second about wanting to quit. My boat had prepared … Continue reading

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