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Fringe 2017 Thoughts…

Fringe 2017 Thoughts…

MN Fringe 2017 was wonderful! With 167 shows to see in 11 venues in 11 days I was grateful enough to see five shows FRINGING on three days with people I love…. and one of the other shows of course …
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Try

Try. If I would try… I could take my place again… This young woman Mandy Harvey’s performance took my breath away. When I talk about overcoming challenges, she is a reminder to us all that we can do it, if …
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One Word-Gratitude

One Word-Gratitude

For the last several years instead of focusing on New Year’s resolutions or ways to improve my life, I have focused on just one word. One simple word that will help propel me forward into the year. One word that …
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Us for Us

Us for Us

Black lives, they matter here Student chant. Hearts are broken, calling out for reconciliation. There are no words. Simply no words, except a feeling of a need for reconciliation, unity, and peace. Last week was devastating for Bethel University. The campus, …
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What if YOU had to knock on Opportunity’s Door?

What if YOU had to knock on Opportunity’s Door?

Today’s blog post comes from guest writer Gizelle Erickson. Gizelle is a co-author of the play No Limits, which is opening in less than a month. May her words inspire you throughout your day to seek out your opportunities. What if YOU had …
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It’s COMING… NO LIMITS

It’s COMING… NO LIMITS

4 years ago almost to this day…I remember the very day. I make a phone call to my friend Sara. Sara and I met teaching a theatre class for kids at a theatre camp. She was the director and I …
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Tears Stream Down Your Face and I… I Will Try to Fix You!

“When you try your best, but you don’t succeed, when you get what you want, but not what you need. When you feel so tired, but you can’t sleep, Stuck in reverse. Tears come streaming down your face, when you …
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Today is one of those days…

Today is one of those days…

Today is one of those days… where overwhelming feelings shower over me. Last night I saw a post on Facebook from my friend Toni that read “Everyone pray. NOW. Miracle is needed.” Something to that effect. 8pm. I immediately started to …
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One Word

One Word

There’s a lot going on around this idea of the one word. One word for the year. One word you will think about and try to live out. I started in 2014 with the word of ACCEPT. There were many …
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Disney and Disability

Disney and Disability

One of my favorite places in the world is Disney World. Disney is a place that treats all people as equals. As a person with a disability in a wheelchair for long distances, I don’t feel invisible there. It is …
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