Category: Tidbits

02/08/2013 / Tidbits

I’ve already written a short piece of perspective with a Christian twist.. But I’ve just been thinking about perspective recently in dealing with situations and hearing about other peoples situations. I think there is so much lost in not viewing situations with a different perspective. I don’t know what personality trait it…

01/29/2013 / Tidbits

This Saturday, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” aired a skit portraying various uses for the language learning software “Rosetta Stone” – specifically to talk with women (I hope) from Thailand. It is implied they are talking about physical interaction. It’s no secret that Thailand is known for an underground sex trade.…

01/24/2013 / Tidbits

Asking releases you from that terrifyingly stagnant place of wondering. Whether the response is a ‘yes’ or a ‘no’, you no longer have to play out every scenario in your brain space. It frees your mind and heart up to process, accept, and move forward. ‘Maybe’: the 3rd option that you probably…

12/27/2012 / Tidbits

I’ve noticed that this year all the “Christmas” sermons heavily include the gospel story – and point to the cross. I really don’t think I’ve noticed that in years past. Besides the theological reasons – the practical reason is that you have a larger than normal audience in church during…

12/25/2012 / Tidbits

35 days ago I sat on the edge of the Grand Canyon and wrote/prayed the following (unedited) words in a journal: As I sit here on the edge of the Grand Canyon overlooking a vast expanse of space and rock – I can’t imagine how this was created. How you…

12/24/2012 / Tidbits

thankful for the undeserved grace and love of a savior who continually brings me through life’s seasons when i don’t see a way out and show’s me new ways of trusting him and giving up my control and comfort. also thankful for my family and good friends. That was my…

12/14/2012 / Tidbits

Today’s tragic event in Connecticut is a blatant reminder that brokenness and evil is everywhere. It isn’t reserved for war or third-world countries. We’re again reminded that even the next hour isn’t promised. We need to live more intentionally here – right where we are – right now. We need more love and awareness…

08/03/2012 / Misc

it’s not my money, haha those were the words i heard from the server this afternoon when i ordered something for lunch that wasn’t “quite” on the menu and should have incurred an extra charge. it irked me. living on my own – sans roommates or any sort of splitting of financial…