Instant Forgiveness

Here’s a journal entry from a few weeks back that never saw the light of day. It’s still completely relevant as school wraps up these next few days: Instant Forgiveness—I don’t even remember when I’m mad anymore. One of the coolest things I’ve learned this year is how to forgive instantaneously. I can be madContinue reading “Instant Forgiveness”

Go Within or You’ll Go Without

I don’t have time to meditate. Do you have time to feel like shit? –Gabrielle Bernstein Meditating is such a difficult process to get into the rhythm of. At the same time, I think it could be the easiest practice in the world to get used to. I definitely live on the side of difficult.Continue reading “Go Within or You’ll Go Without”

Hospitality (Part 1)

Reflection Notes on Hospitality from Fall Retreat- “Hospitality, therefore, means primarily the creation of a free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy.” -Henry Nouwen When I think of hospitality, I think of arms. Arms that are wide open, waiting and accepting of the recipient. “Free space” forContinue reading “Hospitality (Part 1)”

Meeting My Guru

There is one big city in the Midwest, and that city is called Chicago. St. Louis is just a cute little dot on a map compared to Chi Town. Not that I’m really into being around big cities, but two weekends ago I was able to make the four and a half hour drive northContinue reading “Meeting My Guru”