I have officially lived in Los Angeles for a full month now! I’ve made a list of my top 10 in these first 30 days: Low humidity. The air is so dry that even my hair stays flat and smooth. Sometimes I even forget to wash it until it feels like kindling and then it’s … More 1 month! 4 weeks! 30 days!
LA is full of hipster churches. Odds are if you live here that you attend one or have been to one. This morning Marji and I went to MOSAIC Church to experience their service. I’d heard it was very artistic and unique but wasn’t sure what that meant. So we arrived and walked into the … More The Holy Spirit in Hipster Churches
Today was everyone’s first day of work! I’m sure the house will all share stories over dinner, but I thought I would share my personal experience this morning with you all… It began at 6:30 when Marji and I left the house to go to PATH. It began raining around 3 am this morning, and when we … More In retrospect, this ended up being funny…
I’m not a photographer. I don’t take many pictures, or make the effort to put many pictures into my stories. Because I remember things in words, in scenes. And sometimes the mind can make these images more powerful than pictures can. So throughout this year I will be giving you pictures that I am making … More Skid Row: Scene 1 and 2
It’s a really sleepy Sunday afternoon. Marji, Ahreum, and I got home from church this morning, (more on that later) and after eating a quick lunch, I slept for 2 hours. Today is the hottest it’s been all week as well, and the afternoon sun likes to bake the upstairs bedrooms, so I’m sitting at … More Home Sweet Hollywood
As promised earlier this week, I’ll spend time talking about the Mosque that my group visited on Thursday as well as a few other things from the rest of orientation week. One of the women who lives at Stony Point center occasionally attends this Mosque and so she gave us a tour and some background … More The Mosque and a few other moments