Archives June 2014 - Meghan Tschanz

To be like a Poppy

To be like a Poppy

“Take your vitaminas” was probably the most common phrase I remember coming out of my grandfather’s bearded mouth. “Vitaminas” instead of “vitamins” because he spent a good portion of his life pioneering geology in South America with his young family. I remember sitting around listening to my family tell stories of the crazy things he did, like stealing his jeep back from Colombian drug lords. He ...

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How to be Brave

How to be Brave

Courage is the word on the tongue of God, almost like he is whispering it in our ears and suddenly we find ourselves emboldened with our hearts pounding and our tongues tied doing something we never thought we could do. I used to think courage had a lot more to do with big physical actions, like jumping off planes or climbing mountains. But that definition pales in comparison to the true meaning o...

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