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Jan 12, 2009

Gate Cottage Burns Down

Here are links to news outlets, blogs, and websites that are covering the fire.
TFC Webpage
Toccoa Falls Radio
News Channel 7
Independent Mail
Access North GA
Mike Snow’s Notes
WNEG Radio
The Northeast Georgian
WYFF4
Upon Further Analysis
WMBF News
I gathered some of the better photos people took of the fire and put them into a Flickr slideshow. I didn’t take some of these, and [...]

Jan 6, 2009

For All My Church-Wary Friends

Well…I have made a decision about church. And it’s that I’m a butthole, need to get over myself, and get plugged back into a church.
My experiences at my last church hurt me in a big way, and it has left some scars that I guess I still carry around (like many people I know), but [...]

Dec 25, 2008

We Don’t Have to be Great

“Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though is cost all you have, get understanding. Esteem her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you. She will set a garland of grace on your head and present you with a crown of splendor.” Proverbs 4:7-8
I woke up early this morning and was [...]

Dec 19, 2008

This is Why I’m Broken

I once read on Carlos Whittaker’s blog a listing of some character flaws and worries, and I think it might be beneficial for me, and maybe you as well, if I did the same thing. I sincerely wish the church was more transparent, even though I think our generation is beginning to emphasize the value [...]

Dec 18, 2008

The Church Needs to Scrub Terds

“With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” -Thomas Foxwell Buxton
Most of my friends are dreamers. We have these big plans and far-reaching aspirations but a lot of the time we hold back, whether out of fear of failure or total and utter confusion. I think I have a healthy mix of [...]

Dec 10, 2008

We are Disgusted with Ourselves

You know someone who is perfectly disgusted with who they are. People are withering and dying all around us, and my heart is broken tonight because I think I am one of them. And think you may be, too. And if you are, this post is for you.
You and I, we MUST get back to [...]

Dec 8, 2008

I’m Not the Best, and You aren’t Either

I’ve spent a lot of time the past few years struggling to claw my way to the stop of the ladder in a lot of arenas. Musically, academically, socially, you name it. The sad part is that I never do seem to reach that top rung, or even one I can be content with. This [...]

Dec 3, 2008

So Tired of School + New Phone + The Economy

I have to admit that school is about to drive me up the wall. Normally, my dorm room stays really clean. Well..

I need a break
Also, I got that stupid blackberry. And I’m honestly a little disappointed, but I’m still pleased with what it can do. It takes amazing pictures for a phone (I [...]


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