My first full time job out of college was as a Preschool English teacher at a bilingual Christian school in the Dominican Republic. My job was to go into each of the 6 preschool classrooms every day for 30 minutes and teach an English lesson. It was fun and exhausting and hard and awesome. The … Continue reading Having tattoos, being a balloon, and the wilderness
This morning when I opened up the pickle jar where my sugar lives I was greeted with a bunch of little tiny ants (or possibly spiders). I have already sold my airtight jars, which is why sugar is living in a pickle jar and apparently pickle jars are not airtight. I did not panic. I … Continue reading The Pickle Jar Where My Sugar Lives
It's nearly mid-January so I thought it was time I got around to my annual Resolutions post. First, a look back. In 2017, among other things, I... Found a puppy and accidentally fostered him for a whole year. Who wants him? Moved to a new house that I love and adore. Worked three very different … Continue reading 2018 – It’s gonna be great
Your experience of the world is just one of billions of ways to experience the world (and God). Listen. Trust. Believe. Nobody has all the answers. Nobody knows it all. The best we can do is seek truth together.
I noticed something this week while reading the story of Moses in Exodus and Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber. It's something I started to pick up on while reading JS Park's The Life of King David. It struck me again this morning while I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a picture of a church service that caters … Continue reading Here’s the thing about murderers
I was reading about the Passover this morning - you know, the very first Passover where God told His people to kill a lamb, eat it, and wipe its blood on their door frame so on the way to killing all the Egyptian firstborn's He would know which houses to skip over - and it … Continue reading Here’s the thing about dots
My friend Jodi took some awesome pictures of my tattoos which meant it was finally time to update the My Tattoos page. I read recently in a How to blog post about boosting blog ratings. The author recommended streamlining the appearance and cutting down on clutter. So I removed the stories behind each tattoo and … Continue reading Here’s the thing about my first tattoo
I want to cover my body with words and pictures To paint my temple with a story I want my very being to say something To be something To mean something I want to carve out memories in my flesh Leaving a trail of ink and stencils behind me as I go I want to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about words and pictures
This week started well with hands-on-knee, tears-in-eyes, bilingual prayer time and Google hang-outs, and ended well with the best preschool field trip I've ever been on. Gloria a Dios for a restful weekend ahead and only three weeks till spring break! Articles/blog posts: The Disturbing Transformation of Kindergarten at Truth About Education - Lately I've … Continue reading Check this out!
This week was a roller coaster, complete with the lowest lows and some pretty high highs. I said a very tearful goodbye to my best (cat) friend, filled my time with friends to keep the sadness away, started apartment hunting with (one of) my best (human) friend(s), picked up a ton of free books, and had some … Continue reading Check this out!