Saturday night I hosted a sleepover. Because sleepovers are so much fun and because apparently seven hours a day five days a week with my students is not enough. Saturday night a friend of mine and I climbed on a moto and went to pick up two of my precious students (and one big sister). My … Continue reading Here’s the thing about her
Here's the thing about October: it's over tomorrow and I forgot to watch any Halloween movies. Last year I had much more Halloween spirit. I watched Hocus Pocus and Beetlejuice and Double, Double, Toil and Trouble and The Nightmare Before Christmas! I gave kittens names like Pumpkin and Pie and Scarecrow! This year all I … Continue reading Here’s the thing about October
"Vincent Harding, scholar, historian, theologian, civil rights activist, and occasional speechwriter for Martin Luther King, Jr., died at 82." - (Huffington Post) I I had a dream. And I saw a city, A city that rose up out of the crust of the earth. And it’s streets were paved with asphalt, And a river of … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Light in the Asphalt Jungle
Week two of my very first series was inspired, as most things in my life are, by television. Last week I watched an episode of 30 Rock about a baseball team in a poor neighborhood. Amidst the expected racial and socio-economic jokes, there was a lesson to be learned. So I watched it again and … Continue reading Short Term Missions Mondays: What Alec Baldwin Taught Me About Missions
I've been peeking in at Momastery for a year or so now, which might sound weird because I'm not a mom, but I think that it's more than just moms who are being challenged and encouraged by what Glennon Doyle Melton is saying and doing over there. And the cool thing is that all that she is … Continue reading Carry On, Warrior
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!
Today a kid's tooth went into my thumb but also these two really cool things happened. First, I caught up with one of my co-workers, Dadys. Dadys teaches Maternal, which is a class of 19 three and four year olds. I have never heard her raise her voice and her class is probably the best … Continue reading Today a kid’s tooth went into my thumb…
A surprisingly small amount of internet goodies from the past two weeks. Articles/blog posts: Dealing with anger in race relations at between worlds - I relate a lot to what this woman spoke of, although she has learned so much more than I have in this area. I am still learning how to engage in … Continue reading Check this out!
This is late again but I have another good excuse. THREE good excuses. This week I was sick and busy (that's two) and our internet keeps cutting in and out. This week was also Semana de Chispa (Spirit Week) at school and our last week of tutoring until 2014. This week I went to my … Continue reading Check this out!
This summer I worked in Indianapolis with the organization YouthWorks. (If you are a 20-something Jesus-person looking for a summer job, please consider YouthWorks! If you are an in-charge youth-ministry person looking for a short term missions experience that is doing a lot of things right and looking for more ways to grow, please consider … Continue reading Here’s the thing about helping without hurting