Hello Friends, While I was home on Thanksgiving break, some people began to question my mental health based upon my last post and the silence which followed. I realized that I left you all on a rather dismal note. My apologies. That will be remedied shortly. For you see, on that dreary day of November … Continue reading Eden: There Will Be Surprises
A wise soul told me at the beginning of the year, "Make sure to slow down, or God will make you." Well, here I am, sitting in bed. Just me and my unwritten 5-page Iberian Literature paper. It's Friday. My whiteboard calendar is covered in scribbled plans. 8:00- Spanish class 9:00- sociology class 1:00- sit … Continue reading Slowing Down
This was supposed to be like the DR. I'm in a strange new environment, surrounded by God-fearing mentors, waking up at the crack of dawn, overwhelmed with responsibilities...why am I not experiencing revival as I did in the Dominican Republic? Why am I not marching out of my spiritual wasteland? Exhausted by my disappointed expectations, … Continue reading Waiting for the Sunrise
I cannot count the times my professors have said something to the effect of: "Learning means letting go of something you thought you already knew." That being the case, I am quickly discovering that in order to learn, I must be vulnerable. It's a frightening neccesity, this opening of my mind. I hold my presuppositions … Continue reading Vulnerability of a Learner
I am not merely a prospective. I breathe in the present!