By Chaplain Resident Kelsey Lewis Compassion is a primary inner strength humans are capable of having and expressing towards others. The value of this inner strength has been particularly magnified over the last eight months because of mass suffering across the globe. Have compassion. Be compassionate. Commands such as these are easily said, but how does one experience compassion? I remember receiving birthday invitations in the mail as a kid. The real trend of the mid 90s was to send out jazzy card stock with the ‘who, what, when, where, why’ details written out on the front. It was a … Continue reading Compassion


By Chaplain Resident Brigette Kemink I’m an avid follower of Brené Brown. If you don’t know who she is, I would encourage you to look her up. Brené recently started a Podcast series called “Unlocking Us” and I listen to her Podcasts as soon as I am able, sometimes listening to more than one in a day. I’ve started to listen to her Podcasts for a second time because there is so much good stuff. So I randomly chose a Podcast this week and it was from the end of March. Brené was talking about exhaustion and how to be … Continue reading Exhausted