Here's the honest to goodness thing about YouthWorks. It changed my life. Twice. This is what YouthWorks is about: They're about Jesus, teenagers, communities, and trips. These are a few of my favorite things! My first experience with YouthWorks was way back in 2001 or something when I was just a middle school student with … Continue reading Here’s the thing about YouthWorks
I look in the mirror and I try to think about how I might be happier if this part of me didn't stick out so much or if this part were smoother. I hold up my hand to hide my "double" chin and take my hand down again and I just can't see a difference … Continue reading Here’s the thing about being me
I might have done this backwards - first looking forward to 2014 and then looking back at 2013 - but here it is, my highlights of the past year. First, ringing in the New Year with the Mulberry Community! Independence Day in San Pedro! My trip to Jarabacoa with Nicole! Strawberry was born! Teaching an … Continue reading Highlights of 2013
It's almost 2014! Can you believe it? 2013 FLEW. I can't believe it's already over. It was a darn good year, though. I liked it a lot. I feel like I learned a lot which means I at least learned a little bit. I made some new friends, extended my YW family, had hard conversations … Continue reading New Years Resolutions
This post is dedicated to my friend, M. M is generous, fearless, intent on her own and others’ growth, and a darn good time. Thanks for being my friend, M. Before the fall of 2012, I probably would’ve been able to directly apply exactly 0% of the story of Abraham to the story of Suzanne. … Continue reading Here’s the thing about giving
My laptop was down for a full 36 hours this week plus I started tutoring full time (3 hours each afternoon Monday-Thursday) so this week's internet finds are a little sparse. Picture of the week: Articles/Blog posts: How I Met Your Mother Is Basically Just A Remake Of Friends at Imgur - Makes sense, actually. Although … Continue reading Check this out!
What a week! Check out my finds! Articles/Blog posts: What People Really Look Like at Portland Home Massage - This guy tells it like it is. People have cellulite and it's beautiful. Yesterday they died worshiping the same God we worshiped while holding a latte in our right hand by Carlos Whittaker - A powerful … Continue reading Check this out!
I grew up always having a lot of friends. In high school I would throw parties about once a month and have 50-60 of my closest pals dancing (and at times, scootering) around my house all weekend. So much fun! And I'm so thankful for my parents who let us get a little crazy sometimes. … Continue reading I am grateful (for friends).