What’s in a Number?

A variance of the question Juliet asked on her balcony unknowingly to an eavesdropping Romeo. The answer is simple: Everything.  That’s what’s in a number… Anytime I apply for anything, and I do mean anything, I have to supply my SSN and my Drivers License number.  They’re so important…identifying pieces of information.  In fact, whenever … Continue reading

25 Days of Memories, Day 14

One of my roommates often wonders about my memory.  She thinks I remember some pretty random stuff.  It made me start to wonder about it too…and I’ve figured it out.  My family is a story-telling family.  We may not be the most eloquent story-tellers, but we are elaborate, and growing up I heard stories all … Continue reading

American Idol

Idolatry is apparently a real problem in the bible…like actual worship of inanimate objects made from gold.  But there is also a theme of idolatry in the unfaithfulness of the Israelites.  I mean, basically the whole Old Testament is one big on-again-off-again relationship between God and His people.  It’s like the Israelites just never got … Continue reading

I’m just tired…ya know?!

It’s hard to explain, exactly, but let me begin if I may.  I am weary–body, soul, mind, etc.  I imagine this is a common state for many Americans, but that doesn’t mean I have to enjoy life in this state, or that life should be lived in such a state.  I have no excuses for … Continue reading

The Balance of Life. Are you Centered?

(**Repost.  From my tumblr. account on January 24th, 2011**) Rain.  It’s a beautiful thing.  It’s not only part of life, but it’s a welcome part, especially when water table levels are being threatened. Even in America, with all it’s sophisticated irrigation systems and water reserves and it’s pride in excess, succumbs to the effects of … Continue reading

What my Heart doesn’t know

I’m just struggling–sitting here wrestling It’s like the fight between God and Jacob Only it’s not the New Testament Are you sick of me and the empty words I’m giving If you know my heart better than me- Then the truth’s not hard to see. I want you more than anything, That’s what I tell … Continue reading