where's my leotard?
i’m out at creation west and LOVING the location. it’s absolutely confirming in me that i want to live on the west coast at some point in my life. there is a gymnastics center on site and every time i pass it i get this urge to go in and brush up on my cartwheels and show-up some five year-olds. now if only i could find my leotard and my hair-scrunchies…
i tend to think i’m a pretty upbeat person and don’t get frustrated or angry that often. i honestly cannot remember the last time i was angry, or angry enough to yell or even raise my voice. but one thing that does happen often is getting frustrated at myself. it happens more than i’d like it to. yesterday was a prime example. i had been making poor choices in my heart for...
The Only Kind They Fear
I read this article today from Jamie Tworkowski, founder of To Write Love On Her Arms. It is a beautiful article. Some of my favorite parts are: My hope for both of us, for you and I alike, is that we won’t settle; we won’t walk away from what we love because it’s too hard or because people are mean or don’t see what we see. Whether it’s songs or sales, or you want...
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Total Run Time: 124 minutes. Amount of time spent showing people making out: 120 minutes. I did not think it was possible, but my ridiculously low expectations were not met. Least favorite of the three so far.
Matt & Nicole's Wedding
My cousin Matt got hitched this past weekend to the lovely Nicole. It seemed fitting that I decided to finally finish reading Sex God by Rob Bell during the car ride to the church. The last few chapters are about marriage and Rob describes the Jewish symbolism present in weddings and how Jesus used that same imagery when he told about the coming wedding feast of the lamb. It was such a fun wedding...
I have a love hate relationship with the Creation Festival. This year it seemed especially hard to get into the festival mood with the thoughts of heat, dust, lack of sleep and long hours swirling in my head. Yet, once I get there thing get better. I forget how much I love hanging out with my festival friends and how being in a state of delusion can actually be fun. Here are some of my favorite...