Category Archives: Jesus

Genuine Hospitality

After I moved about a year ago, I halfheartedly started the process of church shopping. Following a few awkward Sunday mornings, we began to semi-regularly attend a Baptist church not far down the street from my house.  As a lifelong … Continue reading

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Happy Place

When I was in the tenth grade, I took geometry with this sort of kooky woman named Ms. Hassall.  If you know me, you are aware of my brain’s dysfunction when it comes to any sort of mathematics other than … Continue reading

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A lot of times I–and I think I can probably speak for many of us when I say this– find myself asking God, “Why is this happening?”  Sometimes it’s in the difficult moments when I don’t understand the challenges in … Continue reading

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It’s Not Fair

Life is hard.  It is unfair.  Things happen unexpectedly.  I remember my mother telling me this as a child, which most likely incited pouting.  As an adult, I sometimes feel as if my only option is to drop to my … Continue reading

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“Beautiful things out of the dust”

I was recently reminded by a couple people that I haven’t written in a long time.  My only excuse is that things are busy, time is flying by, and I’m trying to live in the moment as much as possible … Continue reading

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This morning as I was walking to the gym after class I had a “moment.”  I was listening to some gospel and all of a sudden I looked up and noticed how the trees are becoming filled with little green … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!  I love all the seasons, but I am always happy to say goodbye to one and welcome the next. I don’t have anything too interesting to say, I just want to write a few incomplete paragraphs about my … Continue reading

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