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Angela Williams
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How Long, O Lord?
I had the difficult task of preaching this morning after a week where every day brought more news of senseless violence and tragedy. Those of you who were not able to be with us at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church this morning are welcome to watch the vi...
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It's Been a While...
I have not posted on my personal blog for quite some time, but it is not because I have not been writing! I have realized that my posts are fewer and farther between this year. As an extreme external processor, I am so grateful for such an amazing community...
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Come On In
"Come on in, grab a cup of
coffee. Take a seat and stay a while. You'll hear stories you've never
imagined." These are the words my friend Bobby*
said to a group of tourists who stopped by a few Sundays ago to visit the
historic New York Avenue Presbyterian...
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Oh, the Irony
Yesterday I had the great opportunity to work from home. The only reason I left my house was to attend a training session for the Point in Time Homelessness Census. Next Wednesday night, weather permitting, I will join about fifty teams of people to canvas ...
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Holding the Tension
Even though I am no longer a college student, I had the great privilege of attending College Conference at Montreat earlier this month on behalf of NEXT in order to host two  listening sessions . I thoroughly enjoyed this time of personal and professional r...
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Adele
I had the great honor to write a music review for the Presbyterian Outlook recently. Although this piece does not directly discuss my YAV year in DC, Adele's latest album, "25," has definitely become a soundtrack to my life, mostly because I have been liste...
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First Day
It was ten minutes into my first day
of work in the Radcliffe Room, the homeless ministry of the New York Avenue
Presbyterian Church, when it happened. A fight erupted right in front of
me. I had been placed on the stage where we keep the women's clothing. ...
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Yesterday, I Made an Assumption
Yesterday,   I made an assumption. I was riding high on my white savior complex Proud of all the work I had done All the talking All the listening All the organizing All the helping I had done it. I was building relationships with guests, Friends. But we ha...
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Separate, But (Definitely Not) Equal
Joining the YAV program was the beginning of my waking up process. I found a home in service and mission in solidarity and alongside communities who are already doing God's work. I was able to freely express myself and my theologies and ask really difficult...
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Ch-ch-ch-changes!
Wow. It's been quite some time since I updated this blog. My, oh my, so much has happened since that day. I have said see you later to my friends and family in the Philippines. Tindoy family and friends before I left for the airport Photo Credit: Simon Grob...
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