Smooth Criminal is a song constantly sung in my household. Never the whole song, but the hook goes on and on around here... "Are you otay, Annie?" I honestly don't remember where it came from. It could be from a camp where we met a kid named Annie, but I think it was before that. … Continue reading Are You Okay?
I hate having conversations across the apartment. You have to shout, and the other person does too, and then the words get distorted and the volume ends up making the whole exchange aggressive, even if the conversation is about what to have for dinner. It makes all the difference when we take a few steps … Continue reading Can We Stop Shouting?
"Spare change?" the man asks hopefully as I walk by him on King St. He raises the used coffee cup in his hand - in it is about a dollar in silver coins - and as my heart sinks with sadness for this stranger that God made in his image, I keep walking, pushing away … Continue reading Nameless & Faceless
Crosspoint church had their first internet service today. The time difference between the US and Australia means that while they're still in Sunday evening, I'm chilling out at the beginning of Monday. The internet has provided a lot of negative things in today's society, but today as I chatted to a bunch of people during … Continue reading Crosspoint & the universal church. EPIC.
IF hope comes from above, then somebody better change the channel. All we can see at the moment is rain. Kay Dibben, news.com.au The floods in Queensland just keep getting worse, it seems. Julia Gillard addressed the media yesterday, saying among other things that we need to brace ourselves for more bad news. A teenage … Continue reading …Floods…