With Thanksgiving around the corner, I thought I’d leave you with this wonderful analogy that caught my eye as I was scrolling through my newsfeed on a typical Wednesday. Soak in these simple, truth-filled words as we head into a weekend of (hopefully) deeper reflection on the things we do have in life and what it means to take on a posture of resilience and … Continue reading Spilling Your Coffee
I must admit that at the time of this blog’s conception, I purposefully steered clear of discussing faith here. The intentionality behind &justlikethat is all about getting down to the vulnerable, often hidden parts of ourselves yet for some reason, talking about my own faith seemed especially personal? I guess I was afraid that by typing out the various facets of what I believe onto … Continue reading I’m Doubting…What’s Wrong?
In this third feature of Choosing Kindness, I thought I would borrow the words of Jed Jenkins who shares from personal experience of what it means for people to show kindness in their own way to others: “I am not terribly empathetic. I mean, I don’t feel other people’s pain. And often I don’t even feel their energy or mood. I just bust into the room … Continue reading CK III: Every Part
On a typical day of scrolling through my social media, I happened to stumble across the words of a writer named Jed Jenkins and it took me by surprise. Social media easily becomes something that you scroll through fast and briefly, posts and photos have a high turnover rate, and little attention span is needed. But what stood out to me about Jed’s posts is … Continue reading Epiphany
“Food Sovereignty -the right of peoples and nations to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems.” So what does that all mean? I’ve only first heard of this term used just a year ago when I took a class on global food systems in my graduating year. It was there where I learned … Continue reading What is Food Sovereignty?