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scribbling

This is an excerpt from Heidi Baker’s Compelled by Love. I like it. It’s real, it’s truthful, and a wonderful picture of our grace-filled and loving God. Our attempts to minister to others may be feeble to some, but they are precious to God. We may minister like a three-year-old drawing their first picture, but … Continue reading

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i got raspberry chai.

Check out Uncommon Grounds on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis if you’re looking for an phenomenal place to study. It’s jazzy and Victorian at the same time, and if you sit by the window you can see city residents walking their dogs by the wrought iron fence and smoking cigarettes in the cold. Elsie, Gwen, and … Continue reading

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spain

Check out my friend Jessie’s blog! She’s adventuring in Spain and experiencing everything from the poop patrol to traversing the Spanish countryside and coastal towns completely on her own. the rain in spain falls mainly on the plain   Continue reading

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its been a strange week.

So there are these two prayer groups that each meet once a week that I’ve been trying to go to this year. One meets on Tuesday mornings in the Student Center to prayer-walk the campus on the way down to class and the other meets at 3am Thursday nights/Friday mornings (also in the Stu) and … Continue reading

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lets do this.

While America is disobedient and stubborn in so many ways, in the words of Pastor John Piper this morning, “…we also have an incredibly tender country.” On average, starting on the day after the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, major American charities have received donations at the average rate of $1.64 million per hour. And … Continue reading

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the children

“…[the wicked man] lies in wait like a lion in cover; he lies in wait to catch the helpless; he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net. his victims are crushed, they collapse; they fall under his strength. he says to himself, ‘God has forgotten; He covers His face and never sees.’ … Continue reading