the story room

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

my seminary desk!

This was a gift from my grandparents. We found it at a local thrift store, and I love the fact that it has a history...that it was used and appreciated for years before it got to me.

It inspires me to study, reflect, and write sermons!

I planted this seed!

In my biology class this past year, we did an experiment where my lab partner and I grew cucumber plants. I loved those plants and wanted to see them flourish, so every time I went to the greenhouse to water them I sang to them, spoke to them, and sometimes blessed them. (Yes, it's dorky...I know.)

At the end of the experiment, I gave my plants to one of my professors who loves to garden. Despite my prayers, they were very sickly (I kept them in a small pot much too long), and I was told they had maybe a 5% chance of survival.

Yesterday that professor called me to his office and gave me this:

I was so excited that I had to share!

Wednesday, August 02, 2006


"Helloooo, children. Come hither and hear the words of the Wise One of Bethlehem."

I'm not that creepy in real life, am I?!