Divisiveness and its Fallout →
Our truncated public discussions of race suppress the best of who and what we are as a people because they fail to confront the complexity of the issue in a candid and critical manner. The…
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What an awesome epiphany to have. Hurray for God’s revelation :) Go GraQ HuaG! poan: i made a realization about myself today: i have no interests! well that’s not exactly true…i have one interest, which is learning and trying new things. but i realize that basically everything else i do kind of is a result of wanting to learn and try new things. for example, today, after… Ap
meow meow meow CRAAAAAAAAAAABS :DDD V.v.V V.v.V V.v.V– Alyssa Wong (No, that’s not out of context. That’s just what she wrote…)
So, I think I like...
PARAMORE. I’ve never really been a fan of any other harder rock / pop-punk / emo bands before, but there are a bunch of songs that I really like. My first big exposure (late I know) was “Brick by Boring Brick” and I think it’s still my favorite musically. But I also like “That’s What You Get,” “crushcrushcrush” and “Misery...
Consider this— it’s a wonder that you’re even graced to serve...– Jesse Huddleston, to me. Wow. Praise the Lord for real encouragement.
Genders of nouns are amusing and appropriate
ainfrance: In French, “the problem” is masculine and “the solution” is feminine. I will not contest that this is probably accurate haha.
I sometimes wonder why Jesus chose us for the task [of discipleship]. Maybe he...– Alice Fryling (Disciple Makers’ Handbook)
The honeymoon phase...
is over haha. The heaviness of the job, calling, and need for transformation is very real. Multiple times last week I had a great sense of “I am clueless/unequipped” and “I do not think the way God thinks.” This week I’ve had TWO in the space of two days! But that is what this season is for. Breaking and remaking, breaking and remaking. I’ve also had some...
When I read Chinese simplified characters, I feel like Chairman Mao is reaching...– James Smyth
Why leaving your alma mater for your intern year...
IV staff workers in the Blue Ridge region (NC, SC, VA) are required to spend their intern year (which is a full-time year of training as a fully-funded and 4-year-committed staff) at a school other than their alma mater (unless there are some really important reasons to keep someone there). People often ask me why. Usually it’s asked like this: “Why don’t they keep you at a place...