The Value of Community


I grew up in a small town in Northern Maine, the only child of parents who divorced when I was young, who had experienced deep joy and profound suffering in their 17 years of marriage. From the influence of their experiences, I learned two things that are core to who I am. The value of…

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Being Intentional About Freedom


I did something recently that has really given me pause to reflect.  I gave up my freedom without even realizing it. Now, freedom is a central theme of mine.  I had an enormous amount of freedom as a child.  I charted my own course through my early years with minimal guidance.  As a teenager, I…

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