The last few weeks have lit the internet up with stories and opinions on every piece of tragic news. First there was the Israel and Palestine conflict, then Robin Williams death, and now the horrible situation occurring in Ferguson, MO. With each emerging story I have considered whether or not to write and share my […]
If you haven’t caught on to the theme of this blog, I don’t really like defining things in concrete ways. Our world is beautifully fluid and complex, which isn’t something to avoid simply because it isn’t easy to pin down. Unfortunately, we live in a world that likes easy, catchy taglines. For writers, we get […]
When attempting to inspire young adults like myself, many Christians have offered this quote from Frederick Buechner: “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” This sounds wonderful doesn’t it? But I’m calling out every pastor that has ever said this to me: stop sugar […]
Would you consider yourself limitless? Or how would you define yourself? The essay “Faustian Economics” by Wendell Berry starts out with a observation about the apparent belief that the American way of life is somehow indestructible. If you are like me, just the word “economics” would make you hesitant about reading this essay–economy is practically […]
Hello everyone, once again I’m sorry it’s been awhile. But I will get to my excuses later…
You might have noticed that it’s been a good long while since I last posted. There are a lot of reasons for this, but I’m going to halt my incessant need to apologize and be honest: I needed this break, and I’m not going to be sorry about taking it. Truthfully I’m probably speaking to myself right now more than you, because you are probably much more forgiving of my not blogging than I am of myself.
The theme this year for chapel and our University Ministries organization is “eccentric.” Pastor Judy spoke both last Sunday at collegelife and Wednesday in chapel to introduce this theme to us as students.