Monthly Archives: July 2013

Trust the process

“Trust the process.” Hanging on to those words — willing myself to believe them — I tackled my assignment as a first-time volunteer writing coach at College Summit‘s four-day college application workshop for students from low-income communities. “You’ll feel despair … Continue reading

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Glimpses of grace at the elevator door

I pushed the elevator button and began scrolling through my iPhone, oblivious to my surroundings. “Is that a 4s or a 5?” Startled,  I smiled as I told the young man with Down syndrome that I wasn’t exactly sure which … Continue reading

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