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Genevieve Howard
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I will not avoid my grieving. It is proof of love, proof of life.
A stray on the edge of starvation, she slept with her body pressed against the chain link door of the kennel. Dogs barked, children yipped at the sight of the dogs barking and the parents followed ...
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When you are feeling stuck emotionally or spiritually, work on your physical surroundings. The momentum will move the other aspects of your life. Make space for the good things on their way to you. This week, I blocked out six days to take charge and do…
When you are feeling stuck emotionally or spiritually, work on your physical surroundings. The momentum will move the other aspects of your life. Make space for the good things on their way to you....
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I wrote these two blessings during my spiritual writing mini workshop at the women’s retreat last month. They are raw and unedited. I offer them to you with the hope that they will nourish you during your Lenten journey. May your purpose continue to be…
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Comfortable feet (post-retreat thoughts)

Thanks to the gracious and loving women at the retreat last weekend, I had a great time. Here are a few reflections on what I learned (or what I was reminded of). A day and a half is only a taste of relaxation. Productivity and patience don’t seem like…
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I love snow days. I always have. Born in southern California, I saw snow a handful of times during the first nine years of my life. If we drove far enough to the mountains, we found little patches of icy snow, crusted with dirty flecks on top, in shaded…
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I started this blog January 2013 using wordpress.com and a theme called Fresh & Clean. This theme has been retired. It’s time to pick a new look for my blog and you can help! Here are a few I’m considering. Please let me know your favorites in the…
I started this blog January 2013 using wordpress.com and a theme called Fresh & Clean. This theme has been retired. It's time to pick a new look for my blog and you can help! Here are a few I'm...
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Giving thanks Spiritual rituals provide a strong structure to form our lives. They break up the relentless flow of days so certain acts are set apart as worthy of our attention and devotion. In good times, they define who we are. By saying grace before a…
Giving thanksSpiritual rituals provide a strong structure to form our lives. They break up the relentless flow of days so certain acts are set apart as worthy of our attention and devotion.In good ...
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There is something—a practice, a way of praying, a letting go, a new dependence, a gift you need to give—that will bring you closer to God. What is it? Lent is the time to ask this question. Then it gives you 40 days to change, to prepare and to open your…
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Do you believe in love? Not just romantic love but love-your-neighbor love. If you do, then Valentine’s Day was made for you. Even before I was married (when I was a “single Pringle” as my son would say), I delighted in the holiday. People in couples…
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If you’re like me, you’ve got clutter. I have paper clutter, clothes clutter, electronics clutter and clutter so cluttered I’m unable to categorize it. One of the most difficult kinds of clutter to deal with is pet clutter. We have six animals in various…
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  • University of Missouri
    Sr. Multimedia Specialist, 2006 - present
  • University of Missouri
    Event Coordinator, 2004 - 2006
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Writer, speaker, communications professional
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  • University of Missouri
    Master of Education, 2006 - 2008
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Bachelor of Arts, Language Studies, 1990 - 1992