the man on the stairs

April 6, 2012 Amy JesusResidency

I was driving to work the other morning. Along the way, I pass a Gothic style Catholic cathedral. When I first moved here the churches fascinated me, gone were the simple clean lines of the little NC Baptist and Methodist churches on every other corner that all look the same.  In each little neighborhood of […]

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The Brown Sandals that I immediately regretted

March 26, 2012 Amy Disability StuffMedical SchoolMy MomWeddings

My feet are funny shaped. At some point in college I participated in my first foot washing in which I found myself keenly aware that my feet were not so beautiful rather then brought the good news or not.  I knew that wasn’t the point but the human inside of me couldn’t quite get past […]

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Changes

March 5, 2012 Amy General

I usually am quite adaptable being a Navy Brat and a Gimp. But on my third month’s of sleep deprivation in a ROW, I am anxious and a wee bit strung out. Easily in a state of anxiety. Somewhere in the mist of all that I finally got the courage to try out different churches. […]

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Body Language

February 23, 2012 Amy FriendsPatient-nessThe FutureWeddings

I would love to tell you that I always love my body. That I appreciate my scars for the story they tell. That I value the oddly shaped contours of my poor long bones. That I love the strange angles that my contracted ankles and elbows grace me with. But I would be lying. But […]

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The Dream Revisited

February 23, 2012 Amy Medical SchoolResidencyRomaniaThe Future

Publishing old saved drafts…. from July…although hauntingly still true.   Long ago and far away I spent my summers wandering the streets of Bucharest playing with street kids, finding babies in back rooms of crumbling, stifling Soviet bloc hospitals. These summers defined me and it was here the dream was born to be a really […]

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