Birmingham Coffee Shops

Updated from a previous post on my old blog: Here’s the thing—I’m trying to get out of the mainstream caffeine routine—honestly I’m kind of agreeing with other people about the regular coffee tasting burnt (that’s why I’m now hooked on Americanos…and I get enough on campus). So I’ve been getting out more around Birmingham and … More Birmingham Coffee Shops

A dog can have a Facebook page!   My mom on meeting people you met online after only seeing their Facebook page.

When Rich Westerners Don’t Know They are Being Rich Westerners

A friend of mine posted this link recently, When Rich Westerners Don’t Know They are Being Rich Westerners. It cuts to the heart of many of our assumptions as rich westerners about the developing world. It is written by a rich westerner living in the developing world and she is honest that she also struggles with … More When Rich Westerners Don’t Know They are Being Rich Westerners

“Neither son loved the father for himself. They both were using the father for their own self-centered ends rather than loving, enjoying, and serving him for his own sake. This means that you can rebel against God and be alienated from him either by breaking his rules or by keeping all of them diligently. It’s … More

A faith without some doubts is like a human body with no antobodies in it. People who blithely go through life too busy or indifferent to ask the hard questions about why they believe as they do will find themselves defenseless against either the experience of tragedy or the probing questions of a smart skeptic. … More

Post-Exam Hangover

Here’s the thing I hate about exams: I spend all week (sometimes more) focusing on trying to study, therefore I leave other things undone. For example, I have come to the realization somewhat recently that the state of my room/house is a good indicator of the current state of my mind. Right now there are … More Post-Exam Hangover