Tag Archives: opinion

This is what happens when I spend a week offline

I spent nearly all last week offline, cheating occasionally by checking email through my phone. I didn’t do this for any deep psychological reason, I simply ran out of time. I spent every possible minute spending time with people and … Continue reading

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How to give extravagantly, when everyone is asking.

There are days when I’m overwhelmed with financial requests. From Facebook, Twitter, news networks, snail mail, email, radio, or word-of-mouth, not one single day passes when I don’t hear of some amazing organization that needs money. By organization, I also … Continue reading

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Christians make terrible rules

Growing up, my family was in church every time the doors were open. Sunday morning, Sunday school, followed by church. Go home for a pot roast and an afternoon of rest. Return to church for evening service, or as we … Continue reading

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My #1 Blog Rule

Thank you for all of the encouragement after I posted the UJAM update. I am really thankful for what God has done, and is doing, and am thankful for the people who are in my life for the trip. I’ve … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to hurt me

“I don’t want to see you get hurt”, a statement I’ve heard more than once recently. In these conversations, the sentiment is often followed with “Guard your heart”. Since I tend to take the Bible pretty seriously, and the words … Continue reading

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What I’m Looking For: Eric Brown

It’s here! My blog review of Eric’s recently released album: What I’m Looking For. Get excited. The day after I received the CD, I baked Zucchini bread (oh yes, and it was delicious), lit a candle, pressed play, and read … Continue reading

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One man’s opinion.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0OzG58pQmM]Yes. See this guy’s blog. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend

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Liberation Theology

Currently reading… Here’s an excerpt from the introduction, page 14. “Third world Christians think that people like us read the Bible from the vantage point of our privilege and comfort and screen out those parts that threaten us. They tell … Continue reading

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Shout-out to Quality

As you may have noticed, I recently discovered the joys of the blog world. Sad, since it’s been around for years, but I seem to have a little more time to committ to the online realm of communication nowdays. I’ve … Continue reading

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Job Searching

So, I’m in the middle of searching for a “real” job right now. Working at Applebee’s as their favorite hostess helps to keep me busy and brings in some money, but I moved here to work with at-risk teens. There … Continue reading

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