Yesterday the primary disagreement in the world focused on a single dress and its mysterious color—white and gold or blue and black? #TheDress swept social media and took center stage over news about a potential shut down of Homeland Security, 2000 Christians kidnapped by ISIS, and net neutrality. What does this say about us? I’m […]
At first, it sucks. After an hour, it still sucks. Some time later, it gets better. Supposedly. The sky swells as the sun abandons this side of the world, clouds block out the hope of stars. The cracked desert wonders why the rain never actually materializes. Even the moon seems hazy on the whys and […]
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 […]
For 16 years my life has been structured around a school calendar. Now I am free floating, unrestrained and undefined. I moved to a new city (free rent thanks to my gracious brother and sister-in-law), don’t have a job (by choice), and have no clue where I will be three months from now (I have […]
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 […]
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.