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Letters From An MBI Student - 8/28

Dear Family,

I regret anything I ever, ever said about not wanting to live at home. Every word. I know we didn’t have a lot of room, I know I complained about Babes reading books in the bathroom, I know I had too much stuff and too little space, I know we didn’t have a gorgeous library with more books than I could read in a lifetime…I know. 486 more words

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Letters From An MBI Student - 8/27

Dear Family,

I didn’t find the armchair, but I found the next best thing, I think. They have two quiet places here on campus.

The first room is a place called “The Fireplace Room”. 344 more words

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Letters From An MBI Student - 8/25

Dear Family,

I survived. It’s been two days of classes and I haven’t died, dropped out, lost my brain, or scaled the walls yet. But I think I may be ready to come home. 224 more words

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Letters From An MBI Student - 8/23

Dear Family,

I survived Chorale Retreat! There was no “Kumbaya”, but we did have a campfire, so I was halfway right. I’m not sure how much I’m allowed to say about the retreat, because some of it is…secret? 279 more words

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Letters From An MBI Student - 8/21

Dear Family,

Okay, I lied. There are too many people. They just keep showing up, and my brain has decided it has a capacity for about twenty names, let alone any majors. 281 more words

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Letters From An MBI Student - 8/20

Dear Family,

I arrived! But you know that. You know that because you stared at all the stuff I loaded in the van and asked me if I’d told my roommate that I was bringing so much. 333 more words

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In the Midst of Change

One year to the day after I first moved to Chicago, I left the city. Some things had changed, and some hadn’t. I left with the same desire for God’s will, a purposeful future, and loving relationships. 736 more words