If you’re familiar with any of the Bible stories, it’s likely that the story of David and Goliath is one of them. Here’s the short version: a short shepherd boy defeated a giant with just a slingshot and a stone. Goliath was tall, hefty, and imposing. Texts wrestle on Goliath’s height, settling on anywhere from… Read More Goliath, You, and the Stone You Choose
I do a lot of scrolling through my feeds and through the news, and let me tell you, the diagnosis doesn’t look good. The world is in shambles. I think we can all say that we’re surrounded by suffering. Suffering because of disease, or suffering because of hatred. The air is thick with tension these… Read More Waiting On His Promise? Start Living His Character
I’m realizing this in my own life, as well as other people’s—we sometimes tend to use God as a car navigation system. In some ways, this makes sense. He’s supposed to be our guide. He’s supposed to show us the way. We’re supposed to listen to when He says “turn here” or “stop”. But the… Read More God Is Not A GPS; He’s The Car Driver
As I’ve mentioned in some other posts, we’re in a pandemic right now. I’ve covered topics addressing where God is in this pandemic, reminding us where our joy should be, and being watchful for signs. The one thing these all hinge on is our listening to God. But really, how does one do that? Well,… Read More How To Start And Keep Up Daily Bible Reading
We’re halfway through into the first month of this new decade, and that amps up many people’s expectations. People are making resolutions. We look forward to the future with bright hopes, a new weight loss plan, a new gym membership, new ideas, maybe even new friends, and fresh inspiration. No more will we put off… Read More What Were You Expecting?: A Note On Resolutions
Today, of all of the 365 days of the year, marks the day I was born more than a few decades ago. Yes, in other words, today is my birthday. I look back fondly over the birthdays I’ve had through the years. And yet, I’ve noticed that over time, feeling excitement over turning older has… Read More Birthday Post: Up Close And Personal
I’ve only just finished graduate school, and boy, does it ever feel weird to see other students start their school year while I’ve finished mine. I feel like my own opinions about university have evolved over this past year in graduate studies, and I wish I knew the things that I know now (because no… Read More A Letter To Myself Before Starting University
As a student who is often sitting at her desk or on transit, I’m not exactly flexible. Even reaching my toes is a feat (or feet – ha, you catch the pun?). My back is worse for wear from carrying a heavy backpack, and my only weights were my laptop and notebooks. One thing was… Read More Starting gymnastics as a non-athletic person.
Birds sing their hearts out, rain pours from the sky, students buckle and groan under their textbook-laden backpacks, embarking on their last stretch of final exams. Spring has arrived. And with spring, has come Lent. For those who don’t partake of Lent, don’t know what it is, or don’t understand it: Lent is the six-week […]
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