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Back in Chicago, September 2010

Back in Chicago after traveling in India and Nepal for 3 months.  Things are good.  Yesterday turned into the first beautiful day since I’ve been back, and I went downtown and met up with my friend Lauren, which was great!!!  … Continue reading

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Kalimpong Homecoming (and Pedong)

8August, 2010 I am in Kalimpong currently.  Jon and I had a visit with our host families.  Interesting, and in some ways more challenging than I expected.  So good to be back, of course.  My aamaa said it was like … Continue reading

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Ministry as Collage

Thandiwe Gobledale Spring 2010 Ministry: A Collage Ministry.  What is it?  How do we do it?  Ministry, as I understand it, can be done anywhere by anyone.  As I think of ministry for myself, I cannot extricate my idea of … Continue reading

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Time carries on…

10.25.09 …Greetings! It has been a long time since I last wrote, but I wanted to tell you all that I’m well – thriving in this next chapter of my life. It’s a beautiful late October day – the sun … Continue reading

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Divinity School Part 2

August 29, 2009 Hi Everyone, I hope that this email finds you well as the summer comes to a close and the autumn comes in.  I have finished moving into my new residence located in Hyde Park, Chicago.  I live … Continue reading

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Divinity School

Hi you.  It’s funny, I was listening to my dad answering the phone and my mom being on the other end calling from the office, and he says “hi you” or “hey you” pretty much the exact same way that … Continue reading

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The eve of 25

June 6, 2009 Dear Mum and Dad, Hi!  Ah life.  I am so happy and settled and busy.  There’s so much to do and the time just seems full full full with all that is right in front of me.  … Continue reading

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More Adventures

March, 2009 What is it about a place that makes it home?  I would certainly say that it’s the people.  As I prepare to leave San Francisco for the next adventure, I am fortunate to be able to look back … Continue reading

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Reflections on San Francisco

February, 2009 Hi friend, It’s been a long time since I’ve written or anything, and I’ve been thinking of you of late, so I thought I’d write.  How are you?  How is Quito?  I imagine that you are engaged in … Continue reading

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How is God revealed?

As I go back and look at the letters I wrote several years ago, I find that some of the most important reflecting and writing that I was doing was in the form of application essays to seminaries.  Applying to … Continue reading

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