I can’t remember when it started, but I started watching Adventure Time one weekend and I got hooked. I think my best friend is the reason – he often tweeted and talked about it, and I got curious. At first I thought it was like Ren and Stimpy – which I really, really hate – but it was far from it!
But here’s the thing: every time I watch an episode, I forget what it’s about soon after. It may be a sign of aging, but it could also be that the episode doesn’t really have much retention factor? Maybe it’s really just mindless fluff?
Heh, I remember one of my closest friends telling me, after I told him that I really enjoy watching Adventure Time: “Are you high?” XD
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I don’t know why it took me so long to follow Ann Voskamp on Facebook. If only I followed her sooner, then I probably would have read gold nuggets like this sooner:
I think I’m going toÂ get her book,Â One Thousand Gifts,Â soon.
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And speaking of Ann Voskamp, she posted this earlier today, and I got tears in my eyes:
Lord, nobody knows how hard weâ€™re trying to be brave
to show up when itâ€™d be easier to give up,Â
to go do hard & holy things when itâ€™d be easier to go do happy things,Â
to not quit when we donâ€™t know how to keep going on.Â
And You lean close & breathe warm courage into our exhausted places: â€œJust Call to Me. I guarantee I will answer you. I will make you strong & brave.” (Ps.138:3)
Be Brave. Hold on to your Light to hold back the flood of dark.
Be Brave. Your bravery wins a thousand battles you canâ€™t see because your bravery strengthens a thousand others to win their battles too.
Be Brave. And do not pray for the hard to go away. But pray for a bravery *bigger than the hard to come.*
Be Brave. There are angels are closer than you know.
And all the Brave & Courageous & the Never-Give-Uppers
who cling to the Bravest One who loved us to death & saved us back to the realest & forever life,
we all believed angels were close & said Amen.
Hey Brave, Courage. I missed you. :)
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Because I believe in being accountable, and in sort of pressuring myself to meet a deadline, I’m going to put it out here. Save the date: September 29. I think I will finally cross out one overdue pending item in my bucket list (that is not related to travel, or getting a car. Or a family). :)
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I can’t believe it’s the last week of August. :O Wow.