Category: Personal Blog

is suffering a good thing?

My heart has been in pain for almost a week and I haven’t been able to shake it. And it’s a pain I haven’t really experienced before, not like a normal heart pain. I’ve been able to goto God for comfort and receive temporary and wonderful relief, much more than television or other things I …

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Italy – Street food

Today we went to the market in Catania. After driving for almost two hours in quite chaotic traffic trying to find the market, we happened to look down one of the side streets to see some vendors. We Parked, paid for our pass and entered the throngs of foreigners and locals haggling. I took a …

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Italy – Settler of Catania

I am now officially a settler of Catania. For those familiar with the German game, settlers of Catan, I now kinda find it offensive. Having been to Catania, I think it’s a nice place as is. I did however trade some paper (money) for some books from a street vendor, I refrained from trading for …

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Italy – Day 1

I missed my flight by 5 mins. My flight into San Francisco from Eugene was delayed by 1 hour because get this, they forgot the fuel. Who forgets the fuel? So we finally lifted off and right before landing, we heard that we might have to hold in the air because of fog. Luckily we …

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Is the Church Irrevelant

I am unhappy that Obama got reelected. This is not a political post, actually the opposite. I am unhappy Obama got elected, but its less about him and more about us and the role of the church. Let me expound. The three demographics he won overwhelmingly in were young voters 18-25, Black minorities, and single …

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Letting go

Yesterday I was going through brainstorming and writing different novels, looking for leads for magazine writing, and forming my website and just became overwhelmed. What used to be given to God for worship became stressful, fast paced, and overwhelming. I had this pain of overwhelmingness that i am turning 30 and haven’t been successful as …

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Spiritual PSI

My friend Derek and I went for a bike ride last summer. We were to meet up at a restaurant about 5 miles from my house, eat some food and then start our ride. So I gave him a call to confirm, got on my bike, and rode to our spot. It remember it was windy and …

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Writing clothes

My plan today is to have a writing day with Elisheba to finish some scenes in Ninery-Nine. Right before we started writing she mentioned that she wanted to change into something more relaxing before sitting down and writing. Here I am sitting in my PJs and thinking about how I need to change my clothes …

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Ninety-Nine: Birthday gift

Last year on april 10th, Elisheba’s birthday, we met to finish the last part of our manuscript nintey- nine. Behind Elisheba’s back, I had a surprise party planned in celebration of her birthday and the first big milestone of our book. We invited our friends over and basked in the satisfaction of the completion and …

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Crazy Street Preachers

  A couple of years ago while I was walking through downtown Eugene, I heard a man on a street corner shouting scriptures. Taken back, I turned to see an elderly man with a long beard was shouting to an empty pavilion, and of course in old King James. Oh, great!  I thought.   Here …

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