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Bailey Gillespie

Wholeness is a Journey

How to Care for Yourself as a Writer (Part 1) – Movement

Friends, We all know it's tough being a writer. The craft of writing itself is a feat, trying to string together cohesive sentences that are both original and true. But one of the biggest challenges for writers is learning the... Continue Reading →

The Week I Wish I Could Escape

Friends, this is a piece I wrote earlier this year as part of a larger manuscript. It paints just one small glimpse into the depression and mental anguish I face once a month that has to stem from hormonal imbalances.... Continue Reading →

Album Review: Christmas Stories by Jenny & Tyler

What do you get when you mix Bing Crosby, George Frideric Handel, an old hymn, and an original? Well, besides coolest couple award, you also get Christmas Stories. For some people, it still might be a little early for official listening,... Continue Reading →

On Poetry: A Resurrected Interview with Andrew Peterson

This interview was written in October 2011 and originally appeared in Metonym Literary Journal in Spring 2012.  Gillespie: Although the majority of your work, or at least most familiar work, is not specifically poetry, you have a uniquely poetic way... Continue Reading →

Aaron J. Robinson’s New Kickstarter Project – “Love Struggle”

Hi, all! This past week in Nashville, I had the honor of staying with and getting to know Aaron and Amber Robinson a little bit better, and I was the better for it. Aaron is a singer-songwriter from Indianapolis who... Continue Reading →

Hutchmoot 2016 + The Mission of Resonance

In the Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris, you walk away from the story feeling like you've woken up from a dream. Eyes not quite adjusted to daylight yet, ears still mesmerized by the nightclub jazz piano and the murmuring of... Continue Reading →

Experience Something Significant – The Gray Havens’ “Ghost of a King” Tour

This post originally appeared on the Rabbit Room. Read it here.  Dave and Licia Radford of The Gray Havens are hitting the road this fall and raising the bar for a standard folk/acoustic concert. They’ve chosen college and university campuses... Continue Reading →

In Defense of the ‘Religious Right’

Before you read this, I want you to know (if you don't already) that I am the last person to jump into a culture/political finger-pointing match, which is why it has taken a lot of thought and sentence-deleting to get... Continue Reading →

10 of the Best Eats Near Rocklin, CA

Most nights, instead of falling asleep, I'm thinking about what I'm going to eat the next day. Usually, the spicier and more flavorful the better, which is why most of my foodie dreams revolve around tacos. So, I thought I'd... Continue Reading →

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