Body love and roller derby »

by Amanda Zentz-Alo


I lay on my back on the cold concrete, legs asprawl, arms outstretched, laughing and gasping – both exhausted and exhilarated. When I sat up, the women with me pointed admiringly

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Running without my glasses »

by Elyssa Salinas 


I’ve always hated running: the sweating, the backaches, the lungs-on-fire feeling. Every quarter in high school, we had to run the mile and I always dreaded it. All the cross-country kids

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Building an interfaith community, one step at a time »

by Samantha Nichols 


This past summer, I accidentally climbed a mountain. I imagine that most people who climb mountains do so intentionally. I knew I was at a state park. I knew there was

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Love one another »

by Michelle Terry


Something happens when you begin training for ministry. Your words and actions – whether from the pulpit or not — become more significant to others. People watch your actions and hear

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Displacing seeds of envy »

by Emily Carson 


I experienced my first feelings of envy around the age of 7. I was in second grade at the time. My classmate and friend, Heather, was popular and athletic. Boys loved

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