Matthew Perryman Jones opened for the Lone Bellow last night & it was fabulous. Seriously check out his music. Here’s a taste. More to come about the show last evening.
I used to never get sick. My immune system was a beast. While everyone was whining about getting the flu, I just coasted on by. Even if I felt a little under the weather, I wouldn’t go to the doctor (partially because I didn’t have insurance/good insurance and had to pay for it and I’d … More The Thing About My Body
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
*The Bible is filled with messed up, broken people. Just read a few chapters in Genesis and this will be pretty evident. But that’s one thing I love about it. These are real people and real people are broken, make mistakes, and sin and real people are loved by God. One of those people is Moses. You … More Here’s the Thing About Not Being Good Enough
A dog can have a Facebook page! My mom on meeting people you met online after only seeing their Facebook page.
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
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
Last night Joel and Clayton showed me this video. Really raised some existential issues–really, what does the fox say? Particularly good to watch right before and after my exam today. Enjoy!