February 19, 2011

Purpose of Invention; I Have to Believe in Redemption.

A few weeks back I watched The Social Network with my husband. While he was very into it, I couldn't help but be disturbed at the unsavory beginnings of something I have a serious addiction with. You see, my intentions have been mostly pure (I have gloated once or twice at my fortunate and blessed life, but we all do that through some medium, right?)

February 17, 2011

Change Inspires Ideas.

I recently made a rather life changing decision. In fact, I feel my last year majorly consisted of life changing decisions. Married. Moved out. New church. New job. New piercing.
New. New. New!
Often, change can be really difficult and uninvited, fortunately that is not the sort life has been serving me up. For both my husband and I we've been experiencing the kind, "with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit." (2 Corinthians 3:18)
This change is good. Even if it has nothing to do with health care.

February 15, 2011

hullo, my name is...

"Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art." - Freya Stark

I have been mulling over this quote for several days now and have come to a personally life-defining conclusion.
Taking the small thoughts, ideas, and paraphernalia of the everyday, wiping away the dust of doubt and desensitization to reveal value- 
In this I find great purpose and joy.

And so with this simple blog I would like to create an archive of the various inspirations of my days. As a great relative of mine once said, "Yes, of course (this age) is materialistic, but the only way to counteract it is to create spiritual things. Don't worry yourself about the materialism too much. Create and stir other people to create!" (Robert Frost)

Thank you.
and nice to meet you.

C. Johnt