Sewing Mends the Soul

Communion: I am committed to a regular, transformative, centering practice of spirituality and I intend to live the moments of my life increasingly present to life and awake to who I am called to be. Sewing mends the soul. There are many different forms of needlework projects that give a rhythmic ebb and flow while […]

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Who’s Expectations?

One of the main reasons I applied to the Johnson Service Corps was because I realized that I was playing along with other people’s expectations. At the time I did not fully recognize it to be God’s voice that was asking me to question the values, beliefs, and practices of my culture. I had an […]

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The Importance of Communion

For only a short amount of time with the Johnson Service Corps, I have learned more about the importance of communion. I’ve shared intimate thoughts and feelings about my personal hardships that has helped me think of a centering practice for my own spiritual beliefs. I am calmer now because those thoughts or feelings that […]

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Trust the Process

As the year comes to a close, I find myself really focusing on being and staying connected to my calling. When I first got here, that was my question and goal to focus on. I needed to discern and spiritually connect with God to find out what he was exactly calling me to do be […]

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Good Things Happen

I have often felt that if I don’t do something to make a change then it will never happen. There are so many injustices in the world that don’t seem to be going anywhere so it must be up to me to set them straight, right? The beauty of co-creation is that it isn’t just […]

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Powerlessness and Solidarity

This past month I’ve been thinking about what it means to stand with people, to help them, and how those relate. Often, I feel powerless to help, whether that be my own uncertainty coming through or that there isn’t anything I can do to change the person’s situation. In these moments, I struggle to go […]

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