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Michelle Towster is a third year master's of divinity student at Yale Divinity School. She also interns at Saint Thomas More Chapel and Center and leads the ESTEEM (Engaging Students to Enliven the Ecclesial Mission) program there. Following graduation she hopes to teach high school religion in the Connecticut area.
October 23rd, 2012
Rituals to mark transitions that enrich your everyday life

I have always had a hard time with change. My family moved a lot throughout my childhood, and since then, change has me frightened more than excited. While I love to watch the changing seasons, especially from summer to fall, I am always a little wary of the transition. Whether I’ve had a full-time job, or been a student, as I am now, I’m always excited and nervous. Excited to apple pick, leaf peep, and to curl up with a blanket, a book, and tea. I’m especially nervous because I’m graduating this coming spring and thus am anticipating the pressure of a job search in addition to the usual stress that schoolwork brings. I know that I will find peace as fall settles upon me. In the meantime, I’m…

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