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The Circle of Family

The Circle of Family

By Andrea Quinn

For the first half of 2016, I had the opportunity and privilege to work and serve as an architecture intern with Engineering Ministries International in their Uganda office. It was the EMI Uganda community, more than anyone else up to that point in my life, who showed me what it looks like to stretch my concept of family. They also provided evidence that the family is the most fundamental building block of a community and further, a society…

Waiting for "Happily Ever After"

Waiting for "Happily Ever After"

Waiting is the worst. For me “patience” is one of those cringey words, trumped by few others, save vulnerability, change, and humility.  But patience is definitely up there. I’m learning everyday to grow in patience while working as a nanny for two young children, but I have a current struggle with patience in waiting to get married.  In my case, Dylan and I have been dating for a little over 2 years (this time around). Some friends would say 6 years… Basically, it’s been a long time coming and I’m just ready for happily ever after!