I love that Sherlock was paid for being nosy.
I can’t help but wonder what the best reflection of reality in America is. Is it...– Leticia Clark George, Guest blogger for Jack and Jill politics: http://www.jackandjillpolitics.com/
Art By Kelly Michelle →
One of the kindest and sweetest girls I know started an awesome business designing paper goods, glass tile products, children’s products, and custom made jewelry. Check her out!!
Tender Eyes: Part 2...
Tender Eyes: Part 1
As she started to jog toward the village, the scorching noonday sun created a haphazard ring of perspiration under the arms of her tattered wool tunic. Cursing the heat, she attempted to fan herself but the beads of sweat, like fresh morning dew, dotted her temple and forehead insistently. She felt naked, even foolish, without her water pot at her hip; often in her insecurity she would grasp the...
“The eyes of all look expectantly to You!” (Psalm 145:15)
I am not much one for high fashion-especially if it has an accompanying ginormous price (and it usually does!)- but recently French designer Chanel has twisted my head with this gorgeous vintage shoulder bag. The chain is just darling isn’t it?
The French skeptic Voltaire predicted that within a hundred years of his death...– Robert J. Morgan
Yeshua, Lover of My Soul ♥
My great God is truly MAGNIFICENT! He pursues us relentlessly with his love, eager to show the world his kindness.He is ……dazzling ……dashing …….a supriser ...
I’ve never been much of a long distance runner. Even as a gangly middle-schooler when Ruby and I would run around the track in junior high I hated running long distance. Ruby and I always came in toward the back of the pack and we would collapse in exhaustion as soon as we reached the finish line. However, life doesn’t always give us sprints and sometimes we have to endure. Some...
Aphra: Let's Do Coffee
Yo Aphra, So we should be best friends by now right!? I have spent over sixty hours reading your mail. Shouldn’t that be reserved to like bff’s or something? I guess everything in one’s life becomes public domain when you are considered the first Englishwoman to ever earn a living by writing professionally. You are credited with writing the first anti-slavery novel ever and...
What would you bump?!
…I think I’d haveta dust off the old Kid n’ Play tracks :)
Mmmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm
The other day I sat down to watch Cupcake Wars and I marveled as eight bakers scrambled around a tiny televised kitchen, bickering over whether to choose lemon cream cheese frosting or lemon cream cheese coconut frosting to complete thier succulent small cakes. During the show I held my breath as the various contestants dashed to the oven to check on thier round feasts, fussed over which wrapper...
Time is like a river. You cannot touch the same water twice because the flow...– Antoine Bui
A Man’s Promise. A spoken word from a man to women.
In Honor of Black History Month
Believe it or not it’s taken me a long time to get to this place because society is always trying to get you to believe that you need to be everything other than who God created you to be in order to accept yourself. I started out as a child the queen of ethnic pride. As a little girl I loved curling up on the couch and watching The Cosby Show, I devoured every black history book in our...
A Recipient of Mercy
“Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” Matthew 5:7 Recently I’ve been overwhelmed with how merciful God is. He loves giving people what they don’t deserve! I see traces of his mercy when the sun rises each morning and welcomes the world with warmth. I see glimpses of his mercy when I drive pass voluptuous magenta bougainvillea silently screaming praises...
Okay okay fine! I admit it. I often succumb to the sin of gluttony when it comes to these delightful cooked vinegared rice rolls accompanied by raw salmon or tuna. But really? Who hasn’t stumbled into gluttonous ways when they’ve had a Philadephia Roll or Raindbow Roll festival in thier mouth? Mmmmmmmmmmm. Succulent cream cheese. Fresh avacado. Savory smoked salmon. Have I enticed...
TXTING WHL TCHING ;-)
…Texting While Teaching, oh soooo guilty as charged! :)…
Isn’t the Holy Spirit awesome?!
So I wish I could say my new nickname was because my coworkers deemed me irresistibly hot. Not so much. I have officially been deemed Smokin Martin because apparently I create actual fires with accompanying smoke :) . Yesterday I was in the ESL Office at Hope International University and I was feeling famished. Therefore, what do you do when you are famished in an English office- surrounded with...
M.A. Project Sleep Deprevation
’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, and to take him at his word; just to rest upon his promise, and to know, “Thus saith the Lord” “Attention! Everyone who thirsts, Come to the waters; And you who have no money. Come,buy and eat. Yes, come buy wine and milk without money and without price. Why do you spend money for what is not bread, and your wages for what does not...
To Everything There is A Season...
“Praise the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does such wonderful things.” Psalm 72:18 There are times when you just feel like such a girl. Danial and I had dinner plans for my birthday on Wednesday night (October 12th). It was a surprise to me where we were going. We went to a restaurant called Ocean Maestro in Newport Beach (http://www.mastrosrestaurants.com/). It...
A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a...– C.S. Lewis The Problem with Pain (1940)
I didn’t actually purchase this one (it’s not quite “me”) but maybe we better be prepared for 21st century briefbag/case/gadget-holder-thingie For me, there is something snazzy about a briefcase. Something adult-ish, something sophisticated, something…legitimate. I could say my attraction to briefcases are because they originated from the leather satchel from...
John Piper: Racial Reconciliation
When the Morning Dawns...
I wish I was ooooober spirtual. I wish I was Moses on the mountaintop everyday. I guess there aren’t too many Rubus Sanctus scrubs around -the suggested burning bush from the book of Exodus- otherwise I’d go stand in front of one. I mean I could always try searching for a burning palm tree, Joshua National Park isn’t too far away :)…. However as...
The older I get the more I am assured that God is brilliant. He was wise when he decided that He would place the earth exactly 93 million miles away from the sun (otherwise we’d freeze or completely burn up), he was wise when he told his followers 2800 years ago in the Old Testament book of Job that the earth was round (even though until the 1500s people believed the earth was flat!), and he...
‘ It was author Robert Fulgham who declared ”All I ever needed to know I learned in Kindergarten.” Well, Mr. Fulgham-let’s hope you’re right- because I’m headed back to colorful alphabet charts and number pictures this semester …just this time around, 21 years after my first Kindergarten experience, it’s to study the Central Semitic language of...
What a lovely artist God is. The best part? I don’t have to pay one red penny to enjoy such splendor. “Desert Song” by Hillsong This is my prayer in the desert And all that’s within me feels dry This is my prayer in the hunger in me My God is a God who provides Verse 2: And this is my prayer in the fire In weakness or trial or pain There is a faith proved Of more...
Child of the 90s
Danial enjoys anime. Tremonisha prefers animation (on occasion). Similar, but oh, so not the same :). Ever. But, despite the ation making anime and animation worlds apart in oh-interest-Tremonisha enjoys Danial thoroughly.
Thank you, Dr. Lemonhead for making many of my days. You’re just so tempting, you are. It’s official: over the course of my life I think I may have spent 100.00 on just you, Dr.Lemonhead. I hope you like my stomach because cleary it likes you.
Anyone who knows me well knows I have been going through financial hardship. Whether it’s been my own money mismanagement or the fact that I’ve been working part-time for the past few months, I’m living paycheck to paycheck.Teaching is rewarding but as we all know: working in education isn’t exactly known for its millionaires. As I feel my financial belt tightening to...