The Power of Silence

If you ask a handful of people around you how their day or week is going, the unfortunate reality is that at least one of them will probably respond with a sigh & one word: “Busy.” I used to think…

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A Journey of Growth, Life, and Beauty

“Nur tote Fische schwimmen mit dem Strom.” Translated to English, the German Proverb means: “Only dead fish swim with the stream.”   The service year with Mercy Volunteer Corps is challenging, but I often remind myself that it is for a…

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A Year of Enlightenment

To say my last few months serving with Mercy Volunteer Corp (MVC) have been enlightening would be an understatement. This year I chose to spend a year serving in Northern Arizona on the Navajo Reservation through MVC. I serve at…

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Learning Who is Us

My time with Mercy has been a sum of gorgeous peaks and challenging valleys, as, I suppose, all of life is.    It took me several weeks to settle into the flow of Baltimore and to feel established in my service…

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