Hope Is For Times Of Uncertainty

Hope Is For Times of Uncertainty

By Myriam Shehata, OTN Intern   On Tuesday afternoon, as the last voters made their ways to the polls, Lindsey, Kathryn, and I took to canvassing: to find new camps and to see how our friends are doing and what…

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Relational Self-Care

Relational Self-Care

By Haley Spigner Everyone talks about “slowing down." I usually struggle with the line between truly needing rest and being lazy. The line between taking enough time for myself and being too overprotective of my alone time. Am I not actually pushing myself…

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The Most Dangerous Prayer

The Most Dangerous Prayer

By Sarah Partee, 2016 OTN Intern   “I wish I had your life,” he turned and said to me. He was laying in a hospital bed with the murmur of the  television in the background. It had been a long…

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Family Homelessness In The “It City”

Family Homelessness in the “It City”

By Becca Dryden   As the Resource Coordinator for Open Table, I talk on the phone often with people trying to navigate the complicated web of social services in Nashville. I talk to folks with all sorts of different experiences…

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