Which stories do you choose not to tell?

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What was the happiest moment of your life?

"When my son was born."

What was the saddest moment?

"I had an ectopic pregnancy, so when I went in for surgery, to lose it."

What was the happiest moment of your life? When my son was born. What was the saddest moment? I had an ectopic pregnancy, so when I went in for surgery, to lose it. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? To be forgiven, to forgive others, and to forgive yourself. What would be the advice you would give a whole bunch of people if you could. Probably close to the same, that nobody’s perfect that everybody has a backstory, to get to know each other.  

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What was the happiest moment of your life?

It would be two. My wedding day and the day we adopted my son, the day he came home to be ours.

What was the saddest moment?

Probably my brother’s death because it was unexpected. And because I felt afterwards like I hadn’t been the best sister, the nicest most understanding. He was sort of a pain in the neck sometimes.

What would be the title of your life if it was a story? Changes. Because I’ve had lots of changes in my life. Lots of things have happened to me. So would those changes be the chapters? Yeah they would be: Young and Stupid. Young and Curious. Self Discipline. Learning. What was the happiest moment of your life? It would be two. My wedding day and the day we adopted my son, the day he came home to be ours. What was the saddest moment? Probably my brother’s death because it was unexpected. And because I felt afterwards like I […]

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If your life was a story what would be it’s title?

Which stories are not told here?

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If your life was a story what would be its title?

"I can’t answer that. My question is, does the author choose the title after they finish?"

If your life was a story what would be its title? I can’t answer that. My question is, does the author choose the title after they finish? What would be the chapter you’re in right now? Exploration of Spirituality I’ve been thinking about it a lot. A few days ago I got in this massive discussion with a professor about what God represents. My question is, if God is a rationalization of human ideals and understandings of life, why do we need God? What’s the saddest moment of your life? Grade 12. Three different friends committed suicide in a month. […]

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"I think that often we just walk by people or we just keep our zones of space. But if you take a moment and are willing to ask a question or give a smile or make a comment or observation or something positive to them it can start a conversation that doesn’t happen normally."

If your life was a story what would be its title? Normal is Good I have often felt like my life is normal. It doesn’t have a lot extremes or as much struggles and yet it is good and rewarding and rich nonetheless. What was the best advice you’ve ever been given? Just to be me not  try to be someone else. One of my high school teachers that I respected a lot gave me that advice. What advice would you give a crowd of people? Try to get to know people for who they really are. Listen to their […]

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What would you say would be the title of your life if it was a story?

"Getting Lost.

That’s kind of how I explore life. I don’t really follow maps or anything. I kind of have to do it myself."

What was the happiest moment of your life? The day I got married. Could you tell me more about that day? Well, I was making a commitment to the woman I loved, a lifetime commitment. And I was looking forward to spending the rest of my life with her. What would you say would be the title of your life if it was a story? Getting Lost. Why is that? That’s kind of how I explore life. I don’t really follow maps or anything. I kind of have to do it myself.  What’s the best advice you’ve been given? To […]

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What is the best advice you have been given?

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What’s the best advice you’ve been given?

"Do your best at all things you do. That should be enough."

What was one of the saddest moments of your life? The saddest thing was leaving for SST, leaving my friends. SST is Study Service term at Goshen College, where you go to another country to study for three months. I went to Nicaragua last summer. Leaving friends, church, my culture, being thrown into a new place, that was hard. If your life was a story what would be its title? Hymn Sings! Just because I love singing hymns, congregational song. I think its great for building community. It’s inspiring. I love them. I wouldn’t do anything else. If that could […]

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