Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness: Anti-Boredom Month


Sometimes, summer days can seem long, hot and boring. But it’s summertime in snowy Minnesota, and we should enjoy every minute of this short season! In honor of Anti-Boredom Month, we’re sharing what we do at Sojourn to defy boredom and help our hearts sing with gratitude! One of the best ways to stave off […]



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Health & Wellness: National Fruit & Vegetable Month


The sun is shining, the air is warm, and green things are growing—fast! June is National Fruit & Vegetable month, and Sojourn wanted to get in on the celebration of summer and its delicious flavors! Earlier this month, Sojourners got their hands dirty and planted at the GROW community garden in Mound. Located at Bethel […]



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Orchestral Maneuvers on the Trombone :: George’s Recital


To finish off our month of staff recitals, George and friends presented a wide variety of tunes and instruments. George Linkert has been the Program Coordinator and “Game Keeper” at Sojourn for over 3 years. Weaving together stories and songs, George took Sojourners on a trip of his life through music! From traditional hymns and […]



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A Study of Guitar: Patrick’s Recital


Patrick Charbonneau has been a program coordinator at Sojourn for over 6 years. With two small children at home, he comes around less often, so we were happy to see and learn from him during Friday’s recital! While Patrick has a degree in Music Composition, he focused the recital on the history of guitar. The […]



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Health & Wellness: Part II


Kari Johnson, Program Director at Sojourn, is full of music to share! The flow of Kari’s recital included plenty of conversation between pieces. The goal was to “see” imagery in the music Kari would play. Kari wrote four themes on a chalkboard: rivers, love, deep thoughts, and family. Then, she asked for imagery based on […]



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