Dear Exhausted Job Applicant, I see you. I see you over there trying to word “I would love to work for your organization” in three different ways so they really understand that you want this job. I see you rewriting and rewriting cover letter after cover letter, researching another organization and trying to formulate your… Continue reading Dear Exhausted Job Applicant
I was fortunate enough to spend last weekend in Michigan with some of my favorite people. The beginning of the trip was with family and the end of the trip with friends. It was refreshing and exhausting all at the same time, but overall, it was just what I needed. No matter where I live… Continue reading The Beauty of Community.
I submitted my thesis last night…all 100 pages! (I was excited that it ended up being such a great, round and even number). I can’t believe it’s done. I’m not sure if I’ve ever worked so hard on something in my life. I was trying to think of all the hours it took up and… Continue reading Lessons from my Thesis
It’s that time of year again, a New Year. It’s hard to believe it’s 2015! The holidays were a whirlwind for me and I didn’t have much time to really think back on the year or think ahead to the next, but luckily, I had an eight hour car ride to let my mind and… Continue reading One Word for 2015.
I read recently in the book, Faith-rooted Organizing, Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World by Alexia Salvatierra and Peter Heltzel, a really great story. I am privileged to have Alexia as a professor this semester and I have learned so much from her! Not just about organizing, but about faith and life and it has… Continue reading Your song.