Easter has always been my favorite holiday. I love the symbolism, of course, and why we celebrate. I love that Jesus died for me and that in doing so He saved me from myself and made it possible for me to live as I was intended and created to live. Let’s be honest, I also … Continue reading Caves & Fear
For the past five or so years I have been loosely and casually studying fear in the Bible. The idea of being fearless has become a sort of goal of mine. I have also, I suppose all of my life, been an advocate for body positivity. Somehow I have made it to twenty eight years … Continue reading The Real Me
Still no sign of kittens, but there are signs of great things on the internet. Articles/blog posts: 21 of the Funniest Things That Have Ever Happened at School at pleated jeans - Just some funny things. I Watched Shia LaBeouf Cry at His Weird LA Art Project at The Daily Beast - I hadn't heard … Continue reading Check this out!
Reposted (and revamped) from my old blog. Here are two accounts of the same story: And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him. And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep. And they went and woke him, … Continue reading Here’s the thing about the storm
I keep going back to the story of Abram. The first time God gives the command "Fear not," in the Bible, He is reminding Abram of His promise to Him. In Genesis 12 we read about God's command to Abram to leave his homeland and go. In the spring of 2012 God asked me to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Abram
My students say, "I can't," a lot. Usually when I've just asked them to draw something. I'll say something like, "Now I would like you to draw the story we've just read." Then three or four or seventeen of my students will say/whine, "Yo no pueeeeeedooo, profeeeeeee." ("I caaaaan't, teeeeeacher"). (Dominican Spanish is very whiny, … Continue reading Here’s the thing about “I can’t”