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CCF 2011 Vision Retreat: Day Two.

Padre Santo, hoy no tengo nada para decir. Today I am a blank canvas. Pero tienes abundancia en plenitud. What does that even mean? I lack. A mí me faltan cosas que no se pueden decir. English. Palabras son mis … Continue reading

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Cal Christian Fellowship 2011 Vision Retreat: Day One.

I’m scared. It’s not something I’ll admit to most, or even sometimes myself, but Padre Santo, hoy me doy cuenta de que tengo miedo. I’m scared of México. I’m scared of reading Katie’s reflection I’m scared of looking through everyone’s … Continue reading

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Reflections

some stuff is going to appear underneath this post momentarily: i went to Pine Valley again this year (seventh straight!) as a counselor to 9 high school upperclass girls, & through sessions, campfires, small groups, & cabin clash, over just … Continue reading

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PV’11 – Saturday campfire

I’m fighting right now a spirit of complaint. An attitude of discontent in discomfort. A desire to withdraw & detach. [why] I’m feeling the cold. I’m not cold; I wasn’t just lying to the girls so they would keep my … Continue reading

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PV’11 – Saturday morning

Ty ty. Today is the day I’m going to be tired. I just took an hour & a half asleep up here on this rock. Part of me wishes I’d gone down & been with my girls for devotions, but … Continue reading

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PV’11 – Friday night

This session has been very personally difficult for me. Altar call was moved to tonight, & so the call to come forward for worship set was made. As I sat with Connie watching the young people praise, I was hit … Continue reading

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PV’11 – Friday morning

Sitting here in my favorite dawn of the year, seeing that the cross has been freshly repainted, I wonder how it’s all going to turn out. Not in the grand, world-sweeping sense, but us. Me. Last night Connie & I … Continue reading

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Indelibly You

whitewash these walls; paint something new: something so me, yet indelibly you. sand down this plaster; scour out the stains: don’t choke on the powder, let the past keep the pain. let’s mud up the cracks and dents in this … Continue reading

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from where and how did i get the best roommate in the entire world? i can only conclude: from heaven, & because God willed it.   (Jacqueline’s my favorite.)

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i did something bad–

or rather, something i possibly shouldn’t’ve. & is most likely the  last thing my emotional self needs. but the fact remains that 1) i made a decision not to dangle, yet 2) my stupid subconscious decides to dream about him, … Continue reading

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