Thanks to Robin M, a fellow Quaker blogger, Emily and I found out about Quaker Heritage Day and will be attending. I am excited to see that Peggy Senger Parsons will be speaking as I have enjoyed reading her thoughts on her blog. We spent a little bit of time in Berkley last summer whenContinue reading “Quaker Heritage Day”
Actually emily and I have even talked about starting a business in Canton, some really good ideas.I am waiting to do an entrance exam on tuesday for Fuller’s PhD program after that – we wait for a response from Birmingham and Fuller to find out whether I have been accepted…. To top this all off – I realized the other day I am just not that good at my current job and the kinds of things I want to do lie elsewhere.One thing is for sure, its still home and we want to be there more than here.
I posted an entry just prior to this one that will be infact my message at my sister’s wedding tomorrow. October 1. She is 18 and is getting married to her boyfriend since she was 13. I am performing the wedding. There is part of me that doesn’t want to do, I guess it isContinue reading “Speaking Life and Bringing Hope”
out of the muck im getting through. things are looking good today. I am coming back, up the long hall, still swinging, still crawling along. i am like S. Weaver in Aliens, or Arnold in terminator. Well not really, but it fun to sound tough. Actually things are on the up and up, i amContinue reading “coming out of the muck”
I read this morning. It is working on me and is true for me as well as for Nouwen. Lord I need to quiet myself. “Many people ask me to speak, but nobody as yet has invited me for silence. Still, I realize that the more I speak, the more I will need silence toContinue reading “Nouwen and Silence”
“MY Right” I like millions of others voted today, the painless process of excersizing “my right.” there was a sense of satisfaction every time i clicked that little “inkavote” pen. i did wonder who keeps thinking of these out-dated forms of voting. I was glad that it was in a retirement home also – theContinue reading “Americans, Rights, and Voting”
this weekend was pretty fun. Emily and I took it easy which we always like. We went to Ikea to look for some furniture and spent a lot of time just browsing the store. We love living on 10 min. from that place! We went to our pasadena church this past sunday, it was fun,Continue reading “Life in a Lull”