Proverbs 31... A Christian staple. Loved by many and quoted by even more. You see it quoted in every church girl's bio on twitter, every inspirational page for Christian women, and the social page of every woman aspiring to be married . Now don't get me wrong, the virtuous woman described in Proverbs 31 is a great model … Continue reading Proverbs 31: A Fine Line Between Aspiration and Idolatry
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.- John Kenneth Galbraith Source:https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140730175026-5723090-don-t-feed-the-trolls-research-reveals-psychopathy With so many current debates beckoning for our attention, its hard not to get aroused by one. Whether it's Beyonce, the Black Panther Party, Racism, #BlackLivesMatter, … Continue reading don’t feed the trolls.
Life throws us so many curve balls when it comes to love. In fact, I'll say that it throws curve balls, fiery darts, flaming arrows, glass bottles, cinder blocks, wrecking balls... Well, you get the point. And often times we're not always ready to get back into the dating game. Sometimes we take weeks, months, … Continue reading why it’s perfectly fine that you don’t want to date right now
Teach me good discernment and knowledge, For I believe in Your commandments. Psalm 119:66 (NASB) I love to read. Poems, quotes, articles, blogs.. you name it, I’m googling it. Sometimes when we are going through hard times, we like to find comfort in these reading these things. We like to know that we are not … Continue reading Getting YOUR Word: Life Past Blogs, Vlogs, and Articles
When I was in high school, I had classmates whose parents forbid them to attend school the day after Barack Obama was elected. We were told by teachers, aides, principals, and the like (both black and white) to remove all Obama stickers and paraphernalia from our bags and clothing in fear of inciting a riot. … Continue reading After Election Day. 2009.
As much as I would like to believe humanity has progressed into some great society.. I can't say that's true... In my opinion, we simply seem to be in the "New Dark Ages". The original dark ages are early medieval period of western European history—specifically, the time (476–800 CE) when there was no Roman or Holy Roman emperor in … Continue reading The New Dark Ages
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me. Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell. I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. … Continue reading We Wear Thorns Too: Addressing Complications within the Christian Approach to Pain
“I DON'T CARE!" Harry yelled at them, snatching up a lunascope and throwing it into the fireplace. "I'VE HAD ENOUGH, I'VE SEEN ENOUGH, I WANT OUT, I WANT IT TO END, I DON'T CARE ANYMORE!" "You do care," said Dumbledore. He had not flinched or made a single move to stop Harry demolishing … Continue reading Packing Light.
“[H]iding how you really feel and trying to make everyone happy doesn't make you nice, it just makes you a liar.” ― Jenny O'Connell
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.” ― Sigmund Freud For a long time I have contemplated making a public blog. Although, I like to write, I struggle with public expression. I would worry about the opinions of others, such as the one mentioned … Continue reading The Power of Self Expression