Readings of Late
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Readings of Late

What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng by Dave Eggers is a book based on the experiences of one of The Lost Boys of Sudan named Valentino Achak Deng and his experience of being separated from his family and his home, living in refugee camps, and eventually coming to live in Atlanta, Georgia. The book’s a bizarre contrast between his old life … Continue reading

7 by Jen Hatmaker
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7 by Jen Hatmaker

I’m ironically reading 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess (and typing this into my smartphone) while on a cruise ship. Half-eaten plates of salads and hamburgers are being dumped into the trashcan beside me. (Do you KNOW how LONG it took to grow that freaking lettuce leaf?!) Actually, yesterday I threw away a half-eaten plate of Spinach. Oh … Continue reading

There Really is a Tree
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There Really is a Tree

I’m in the middle of reading Every Good Endeavor by Timothy Keller and Katherine Leary Alsdorf. A great read–especially if you’re prone to being a workaholic. Thus far it’s been insightful, encouraging, and giving me lots to think about when considering “what’s next” after China. (<-The considering could actually/should actually be back-burnered for a few considering the China year has yet to … Continue reading