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