After having four interviews at four different schools, I received my fourth rejection email last night. Immediately upon opening it and seeing the words, "our school has selected two other candidates for our available positions," I hit a brick wall. Rejection, confusion, and discouragement swam around in the air. Tears leaked out of my eyes.… Continue reading in this storm.
One thing I'd like to start doing this year is implementing a Sabbath day in my week. Since I work Monday through Fridays and usually run errands on Saturdays, Sunday is the perfect day for my personal Sabbath (and when my husband doesn't work on some Sundays, this is a great time for us to… Continue reading Sabbath Sundays.
I’m currently reading Rumors of God by Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson. Whitehead is one of the teaching pastors at my church and I had the pleasure of hearing Tyson speak at my church and a three-day retreat. When Tyson spoke, I felt like he was speaking directly to me. Never have I completely agreed, related, and… Continue reading love and grace.
To get myself to really understand and appreciate the Christmas season, I’ve started reading three different bible plans on my iPhone application (YouVersion’s Bible). One of the plans is about discovering the origin of certain Christmas carols. While reading Day 3 of this particular plan (which covers Luke 10:41-42), the devotional mentioned how Christmas can… Continue reading a devoted December.
Two weeks ago, my friend Adwait wrote a guest post here: Thought for Food: Attachment. Last week, I mentioned that I was letting go from this blog a little bit. Letting go also means I'll be sharing this space with Adwait occasionally. Is that cool? Let us know what you think! That said, here's his… Continue reading The Religion of Hate.