I JUST WANT IT TO BE OCTOBER ALREADY!
Oct 1-3: visiting Jenny in Louisville Oct 6: TFA info released Oct 15-25 : World Race training camp in Atlanta Oct 18-22: TFA final interview (one of these days) Oct 29: The Weepies concert in Indianapolis Oct 30: hanging out with Jolie in Dayton
finding your knees again →
Umm…something smells like it’s burning, and I’m pretty sure it’s my computer. Help? [edit - just found out a skunk attacked my dad in the backyard, and that’s what the smell is. lol.]
Hipster Christians also have a healthy appreciation for the finer things in...– Hipster Faith, Christianity Today
They looked up to young Christian authors and pastors like Shane Claiborne, Rob...– Hipster Faith, Christianity Today. Oh man this article is TRIPPING me out!
Here’s a riddle: A young man walks into a building. From the outside, it looks like a nondescript, run-down, abandoned warehouse. Inside he finds mood lighting, music with throbbing bass, and young people wearing skinny jeans and superfluous scarves. A bar off to the side offers drinks of some sort, and a frenetically lit stage is shrouded in fog. Jumbo screens display what appear to be...
The study found that Internet access improves the overall well-being of...– Recent NY Times article
this is why chels is my best friend...she knows...
me: also in ripped
chelsea: why are you pissed?
I acutally showed up to work yesterday wearing 2 DIFFERENT SHOES. I realized...– my older sister grace, lol. she’s pregnant…if that makes a difference.
A Man That I Can Respect:
drewbergen: - a man that can change a diaper - a man that will back down from a fight because it’s the right thing to do - a man that can let loose on a dance floor - a man that can cook - a man that can nurture a child do you know any of these men? and can you send them my way? please?
This afternoon I was chatting with my friend Anna on the phone, and then we said bye and hung up. Two seconds later she called back. Surprised, I answered and she said with a genuine tone, “I just have to let you know how much I appreciate your ability to end phone conversations quickly.” Usually I get crap for how I tend to awkwardly end conversations (“um, BYE.”) - but...
What I’ve seen happen is that our [short-term missionaries] are able to...– Seth Barnes. He is so right. Sometimes I wonder if Skype/facebook/social networking sites do more to help us keep up relationships…or keep us from relationships - despite where we may be.
me: dad, do you have a blockbuster card?
dad (breaks out into hysterical laughter): no. that's not my thing.
short list of incredible inventions.
chelseakim: contact lenses tampons skype and how.
Just read in the paper that obese women are much less likely to be offered a job, while obese men have the same likelihood as non-obese men to be hired. IT MAKES ME SICK.
um, I didn’t know Pandora had a 40-hour monthly listening limit? I’m kinda bummed about that.
its funny, when you leave your home and wander really far. you always think, ‘i...– from the book caucasia. remember this book, hope? (via chelseakim) oh man, yes. good quote - i’m glad you found it and posted it. (p.s. i always remember their secret sister language of the “elemenopee” or whatever, remember that?)
God is GOOD. That’s all I have to say about that.
This article is pretty funny. I love making lighthearted fun of our strange, Christian culture.
Life should not be a rush. Moments should not be rushed through, good or bad,...– McKenzie Parker, God Has Not Forgotten Your Pain I love this quote - I think it relates to anything good that comes to an end.
Mark Driscoll Says Just Grow Up →
Engrave this upon your heart: there isn’t anyone you couldn’t love once you...– Mary Lou Kownacki (via crookedtooth)
oh man. i love/miss that. aprillynne: I was just thinking about how in africa if someone wanted to say that you looked nice/pretty/handsome, they would say “oh you look smart!” at least in Kenya.
i understand jesus and the cross, but i don’t understand why God put us on the...– kira. i overheard her talking with dad this morning. (via chelseakim) oh man - she is KILLIN’ me.