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2012 Spring Party

Living the Resurrection

 April 2012

the best ship of all

Spending a week alone has been a very good thing for this intern.  I didn’t tell you I was alone before because you’d come find me and murder me in my sleep. Clearly. Now my roommate returns and I can sleep without the frying pan near my side.  It really is not scary to live… Read more »

Learning to See

Each and every month the small group I am a part of has been hosting JUSTembrace’s monthly birthday parties. Depending on the month, sometimes we have green cupcakes, sometimes we have pink ones. Sometimes we have presidental trivia, and sometimes we throw a spontaneous Christmas party in addition to celebrating the birthdays of the month…. Read more »

There is a Season

  March 2012

Footies and Bed Bugs

I kicked my dresser because I was angry. Now my foot is swollen and I’m exhausted from crying. I should be humiliated to admit that.  I can’t remember the last time I lost it like that. 9th grade maybe? It’s because I couldn’t find my footies. That shouldn’t make anyone mad.  But I was mad…. Read more »

His Gift.

Remember the Byrds’ hit?  “Turn, Turn, Turn!”  The lyrics go like this: To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven A time to be born, a time to die A time to plant, a time to reap A time to kill, a time to heal A time to plant,… Read more »


Last year I blogged about the justice conference, this year I went. It seemed almost painful to be missing out last year, as I felt steeped in the work of justice, really I was only beginning to learn the concepts behind what it means to live justly. God’s justice, not ours, not our societies, not… Read more »

Beautiful People of Portland

Beside a few clips of Portlandia, and my general knowledge of the North West, I knew little of what Portland would be like. After almost a full week of exploring the downtown and neighborhoods of Portland, I was feeling nostalgic of Madison, WI, where I spent my middle and high school years. Portland and its… Read more »

Street Corner Valentines

  February 2011