Tuesday, September 15, 2009 • 12:01 am
I flew out to Chicago to meet some old friends, make some new friends, share a short chat on Human Life & Dignity and enjoyed the perks of some generous friends who took a couple of us to the U2 360 World Tour. Coincidentally, their tour launched in Chicago (the night before).
My family and I really don’t have the luxury to go to big concerts… In fact, this is only the 2nd “big” show I’ve ever been to [The first being my sophomore year in high school].
Anyone care to guess who I went to see for my First Concert?
Anyway, U2 was Read the rest of this entry »
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Thursday, February 5, 2009 • 8:51 am
Jet lag sucks. I can’t seem to get over it. I sleep at a normal time but have been getting up around 2 or 3am – every day. I look at Jason, one of my church staff, sleeping in the other bed in our hotel room like a peaceful lamb and want to punch his head. But, I remind myself that Jesus wouldn’t do that so I let him sleep since he probably doesn’t get much at Seattle with their 4 month old baby. But I digress.
RESTING: I’m here in Chicago trying to get my body up to speed. I don’t care how holy or spiritual you are: If you don’t get sleep, everyone turns into a jerk. Actually took a great nap yesterday and woke up like this:
And interestingly or annoyingly, many folks at this conference have been telling my how ragged and “gray” I look. I tell them to ‘shut it!’ But it is true, I am getting some serious white and gray hair everywhere.
GROWING: Anyway, I’m also here learning. Have enjoyed hearing from some of the featured speakers like Phyllis Tickle and will be hearing from Gary Haugen of International Justice Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: ministry, travel, chicago, green mill