24 things for 24.

When I was 20, I celebrated my birthday in rural Jamaica with no cake, no special celebration… simply myself and 59 other Greek students from Mizzou and the beautiful Jamaican jungle. One of my friends on the trip asked me to name 20 things I was thankful for in the past year and I struggled […]

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Give Back in 2017: December

In 2017, one of my goals was to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I hope I introduced you to some great organizations and maybe even inspired you to join me in this monthly challenge! Year in Giving Instead of featuring one organization in December, I’m going […]

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Give Back in 2017: November

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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Give Back in 2017: September

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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Give back in 2017: August

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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Amidst it all, You are good.

Another day, another story. Newscast after newscast, Details grim and gory. Hate and ugliness fill the screens, Fear and sadness surface flowing outward in misty streams. Echoes of doubt ring loud, Why do bad things happen? How can I let my heart sing out- Amidst it all, You are good. Our imperfect world erodes day […]

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March/April reads.

One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to read more in 2017. Here are the books I picked up in March and April. The genres I read were (in order): poetry/essay and nonfiction-memoir. Citizen: An American Lyric – Claudia Rankine First off, I love poetry. In high school I competed in Verse Reading for our Speech […]

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The hills and valleys.

Is it possible to be on a hill and going through a valley at the same time? We often talk about the hills and valleys of life as equal and opposite reactions, but what if you’re experiencing both at the same time? It is very rare to have everything in your life happening perfectly at once. […]

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Give Back in 2017: March

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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The beauty in where you’re at.

Yesterday, I posted this status: To all my friends posting about their post-grad plans, congrats! And to all my friends who are still having trouble figuring that out, don’t worry. Finding a job is difficult and it’s not a race. Keep looking, keep applying and be patient. Things will work out the way they are […]

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