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The Day After the Resurrection

“He is risen.” “He is risen indeed.” Continue reading “The Day After the Resurrection”

Spring is a Spiritual Thing

Stepping out of the door to my dorm this morning, I couldn’t help but smile. It was the calm after a raging thunderstorm last night, and the earth was just HAPPY. The air smelled fresh, the grass hadn’t looked this green in forever, and the breeze didn’t make me running back inside for a sweater. Continue reading “Spring is a Spiritual Thing”

brain injuries & the Bible

You know how sometimes, you never really appreciate something until it’s either gone or you can’t go about that thing normally? It has become evident to me that God knows that’s the only way to get me to appreciate things. 

I currently have a brain injury. The less dramatic word would be a ‘concussion’. It’s my third one, and I think that I may need to start wearing a helmet constantly. Continue reading “brain injuries & the Bible”

Be Fully Convinced

Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind…

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Hiding from God

But the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you?”

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Conservatives Don’t Fit in Your Box

In a world where liberal ideology is put forth by the media and by education as the ‘intelligent’ and ‘progressive’ choice, conservatives seem to be shunned to live inside of a stereotypical, stigmatized box. The media hates us, education tells us we’re racist and wrong, and liberal politicians like to preach to the world about how horrible we are. Continue reading “Conservatives Don’t Fit in Your Box”

Adoption > Justification

Being home for spring break means that I get to do things I love, like meet with my young adult group at church on Wednesday night. In Ethos, we’re going through 1 John. Wednesday, we were covering 1 John 3:1-10, and the message has stuck with me. Continue reading “Adoption > Justification”

Jesus is BETTER: Why I’m Observing Lent as a Non-Catholic

“There’s something about it that makes sense, Lent. You give something up, and everything’s more joyful.” -Elaine Stritch Continue reading “Jesus is BETTER: Why I’m Observing Lent as a Non-Catholic”

The Tale of a Guilty Loner

“WHY aren’t you with people right now?”

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