Prison Libraries →
Every day, for the almost two years I worked as a staff librarian at the Suffolk County House of Correction at South Bay, the pattern was the same: Seconds after they were released from their units, inmates would not walk, they would run — as though catapulted — towards the prison’s library.
Your blessings are ridiculous. Thank You, thank You, thank You. You too can live a life that’s free If you have eyes, I pray that you’ll see Sweetness of life comes not from within But from above, with God as your kin
Late-night piano music for the soul, if you’re into that.
M: Grandma, I'll play the piano for you!
M: I write the pieces myself.
G: Then I'll have to listen even more closely; I want to hear what my granddaughter's written.
A morning to afternoon of coffee and tea We talked of food, college, philosophy Number of drinks: three Days to Christmas: three People: two, then three I realize: that rather than spending money, there’s nothing I’d rather spend than time to be with thee (with Thee)
The smell of film. — GUYS I bought film and loaded up my camera. YOU KNOW WHAT THIS MEANS? I don’t. But the images will have stories of their own to share.
We drove at high speeds and the street lights house lights car lights all became hundreds of blurred lines. I felt everything going by so quickly, but I didn’t bother processing it into poetry. I feel like I almost never do nowadays. A sad truth: I just gawk at the beauty of it and then skim on. What happened to meditation on Beauty? That made all the difference.
DRINKS: Banana milk Horchata Coconut juice Sugar cane juice Chocolate chip banana milkshake (Carl’s Jr) Water
from soomin: daydreaming about cities, as usual, is turning into a very tangible decision to make in the coming month. heh. it’s not that i want to travel… i need to travel… it’s in my DNA or something haha… i have a need to get out of bubbles. i have a need to explore cities. i have a need to hear stories, converse in different languages, experience different cuisines. indulge in different...
Ministry is acting in the Name of Jesus. When all our actions are in the Name,...– Henri Nouwen (via whomshallifear)
M: *dips cookie into milk* J: dude I used to thinking dipping milk into cookies was really weird J: wait—dipping milk into cookies?! J: *cracks up into laughter so intense, it’s silent* J: how would you even do that? J: *continues cracking up* J: oh dude, you can put the cookies in a blender and then solidify the milk and put the milk into the cookies!
I am very much looking forward to
the use of analog cameras prayer travel and adventures friends new food and experiences book readin’ song singin’ smiles and laughter with sincere hearts talking to You Christmas card/letter writing but most of all, whatever You have in store for me these coming days.
seaoflove: for people who like beautiful things. Hammock - Breathturn directed by David Altobelli I love the light… and this indeed is beautiful.
itsandrewkuo: From Revolution in World Missions Write down - in one sentence- the single most important thing you are going to do with the rest of your life. It cannot be self-centered or worldly in nature. And it has to bring glory to God. K.P Yohannan I want to pursue You with all my heart, to run after you with all my might, and nothing less so hold me (to my word)