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Dina
Midwest
God is so not finished with me yet.
Interests: Food Equity Issues, Urban Agriculture, Community Gardening, Neighborhood Activism, Sci-fi and photography
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DNA Test Results – Part 2 You know those commercials where DNA test results are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Causerie
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My DNA Test - Part 1 While standing in line at a restaurant, I noticed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at Causerie
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Absent. Absence. Gone. Missing. The words have been in my mind and on my mind... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2016 at Causerie
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Up here, the air is not the same. From this lofty height the view is... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at Causerie
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"He gives rain on the earth and sends water in the fields..." Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2016 at Causerie
Oh, Ms. Carolyn! Thank you. It means so much to know that you are still interested in hearing my thoughts and reading my words. Don't give up on me.
Toggle Commented Mar 18, 2016 on Since October at Causerie
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For as long as I can remember, I had always wanted to be like someone... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at Causerie
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1. I started a new job. If I can't write for a living, then, this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2016 at Causerie
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Sometimes when the words are like whirlpools of emotions, and my writing is limited to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2015 at Causerie
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I have the middle seat. The most awful seat on the plane. Scrunched in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2015 at Causerie
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Despite my deep-seated, almost paralyzing fear of bears, I went on two hikes in Colorado.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Causerie
Still terrified of them, Mama.
Toggle Commented Sep 18, 2015 on Ahhhh... at Causerie
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I'm slowing down a bit and taking a little time to love my family, my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2015 at Causerie
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"That's a cool looking tiger," the man said as I walked towards him. "Excuse me?"... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at Causerie
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Usually after church has begun and everyone is in their seats, there's this guy who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Causerie
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In a country where the open practice of Christianity is illegal, an underground church service... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at Causerie
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"So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at Causerie
Ms. Carolyn, you have no idea how much this means to me. Thank you.
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2015 on Not a Real Recipe Summer Salsa at Causerie
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1 can of corn, drained 1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained A bit... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at Causerie
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Almost every day as I go in to the building at my job, I see... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Causerie
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My Aunt Colleen had been a country girl for as long as I can remember.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2015 at Causerie
When I wrote this post, I had hoped that it would generate some conversation, so... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at Causerie
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It is a dark and stormy night. Literally. The rain is pounding hard and it... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2015 at Causerie
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When my boys were little, a towel or small blanket fastened around their shoulders immediately... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at Causerie
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Last year when my youngest son graduated from a discipleship training program in Chicago, my... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at Causerie