Hello all! I am sharing this because I think it is true and correct and extremely important in this world where suddenly disagreement = hate and dissention = judgment and the way people form their world views is limited to listening only to those who agree with them. This woman is so worth reading! I have a lot of other things on my mind, but for now, enjoy!
Until next time,
I did not expect this to be the most life-changing part of my semester in Washington DC.
When I first left, I thought the biggest impact would be academic–the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, Museum volunteering. Either that, or my health would improve with the balance and space. Or maybe I would meet a tall, dark, handsome American man and run away to Hawaii with a green card.
There was an academic impact, of course. A huge one. And, yes, my spiritual, emotional and physical health is in decent form. I am also currently acquainted with many tall/dark/handsome American menfolk (‘sup, gents?), though I certainly won’t be marrying into a green card anytime soon.
But none of these things are at the top of my report back to Canada. Instead, I have been pouring out stories and joy regarding one overwhelming, unexpected gift: While in DC, Ibecame close…
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