Happy Thought

Day’s Verse:
Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.
1 Cor. 13:12

This year I agonized over what to do for Ian’s birthday (which, for the record, was January 25th). Our living situation means that we really don’t want to accumulate more stuff, since we’d immediately just have to try to find somewhere to store it. Actually, as a quick aside, it’s kind of nice to not accumulate possessions as much. I’m really good with that. That said, buying Ian some thing didn’t sit well with me. Continue Reading >>

Spring is in the Air?!

Day’s Verse:
“Has not my hand made all these things,
and so they came into being?”
declares the LORD.
“This is the one I esteem:
he who is humble and contrite in spirit,
and trembles at my word.

Isaiah 66:2

I hate to beat this dead horse, cause it seems like nobody in the Seattle area has anything else to talk about besides the weather, but a bunch of trees on my route have burst into flower. For the record, it’s February 18, but I smell spring when I ride by those flowering trees. Continue Reading >>

Let Me Introduce Myself

Day’s Verse
“No, this is the kind of fasting I want:
Free those who are wrongly imprisoned;
lighten the burden of those who work for you.
Let the oppressed go free,
and remove the chains that bind people.
Share your food with the hungry,
and give shelter to the homeless.
Give clothes to those who need them,
and do not hide from relatives who need your help.”

Isaiah 58:6-7 (context)

Looking toward the future.Hello. I am Katie’s new, improved, Blogger-free blog. As you know by now, Blogger stopped supporting FTP-based blogs because they took too much work. Simultaneously, Haloscan, which provided Katie’s commenting functionality, decided to throw in the towel. After some serious deliberation (it took about 30 seconds) Ian and Katie agreed to both finally make the switch to me — WordPress. Continue Reading >>