Archive for May, 2008

give to brothers & sisters in Asia
Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Speaking of loving our neighbor– share your resources with the victims of the Burma/Myanmar cyclone and China (Sichuan) earthquake. Wikipedia actually has some pretty detailed information on these two tragedies: Cyclone Nargis Sichuan earthquake

love God, love your neighbor
Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

From Mark 12:28-31: One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. [...]

why using our voices to impact public policy is important
Thursday, May 15th, 2008

(This post is dedicated to MC, who is pursuing an MPA at the University of Washington.) Arthur Simon puts it well, in How Much is Enough? We are prone to think of our response to God purely in terms of personal behavior and private assistance. Essential as these are, they still fall short without public [...]

decision time
Thursday, May 15th, 2008

I got into UW’s iSchool! Now it’s time to wait and see who offers me more money.

stop buying bottled water
Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Saw this on the Seattle Times today: Stop buying bottled water, Nickels urges Seattleites I actually have cravings for Seattle tap water sometimes. If only Seattleites knew how nasty DC water is. I honestly think I can taste the pharmaceuticals in our water. Still, I’m not dying of any water-borne diseases, and it’s relatively safe [...]