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Who did you say you are?

So the other day I spent about 6-7 hours pretty much straight hanging out in Starbucks. In that time I met with 5 different friends (not all at once…). One

Community vs. individual

So it’s been almost a year since Gina and I moved to Cambridge. Since that we’ve been searching for a new church family(since our old one is a 40 min.

In Conflict

Lately I’ve been thinking about how I address problems…conflicts that I have in my own life… so how do I deal with them? Do I run and hide from them,

dogs and tats…

So…it’s been a busy week…tattoo and dog…we got a dog this week….actually just this past wed. and then we had to get our shots and everything…she is just over 6

Astonishing Love

So yesterday I finally got my tattoo…finally….it’s been a long time coming…what did I get? I got the words “Astonishing Love” written on my right forearm…and I love it… I

The Great Divorce

The other day I read the book, “The Great Divorce” by C.S. Lewis which depicts the separation of heaven and hell. The book is an easy read, and I read

Any Questions?

Through some of the courses that I have been taking and much of the reading that I have been doing for mediation, every person has stressed the importance of asking

what is mediation?

So last post I touched briefly that I am taking courses towards my mediation certificate. So far I have taken one course called Transformative Mediation, which surpassed my expectations with

introductions…

Let me formally introduce myself, my name is Jason Dykstra and my wife (Gina) and I live in the Cambridge area. I am currently working as a support worker in