Category: scripture

But Why Does My Heart Still Hurt?

Forgiveness. This word makes me want to throw my arms up in a fit of joy and throw up my lunch all at the same time.  I can’t even handle this word.  I don’t really understand it, I can’t really comprehend it, and yet… Continue Reading “But Why Does My Heart Still Hurt?”

Junk in the Trunk: A Missionary’s Misconception

So I just read an awesome blog entitled, Things I Would Not Say to a New Missionary, and let me just tell you that the post was so wonderfully accurate.  I laughed so hard because I knew exactly what this lady was talking about. … Continue Reading “Junk in the Trunk: A Missionary’s Misconception”

A Saving Grace or a Slippery Slope?

The time has come. After sipping my Caramel Macchiato from Starbucks while simultaneously basking in uncertainty over the topic of my new blog post, I have decided to write about one of my biggest insecurities.  Let the thoughts about picture posting, friend following, and ridiculous… Continue Reading “A Saving Grace or a Slippery Slope?”

It Takes A Village (To Raise a Missionary)

There is an old African proverb that says, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  But, over this past year, I’ve realized that it also takes a village to raise up and send out a missionary (especially a crazy and injury prone one… Continue Reading “It Takes A Village (To Raise a Missionary)”

Preparing for a Porn Conference: This Christian’s Walk on the Wild Side

I never thought these words would ever come out of my mouth, but here it goes… In exactly one month, I will be attending a porn conference in Vancouver, Canada.   Now before anyone freaks out – or rushes over to their cell phones to… Continue Reading “Preparing for a Porn Conference: This Christian’s Walk on the Wild Side”

[Be]loved – A Poem

Hi all.  I wrote a little poem for you (but mainly for me).  Sometimes it’s easy to forget that our past mistakes do not define us, so I wrote this as a little wake up call.  I wrote this poem to remind me of my… Continue Reading “[Be]loved – A Poem”

Hindsight 20/20

Is anybody else (besides me) afraid of the unknown? I think my fear of the unknown greatly surpasses my other fears – like spiders, sharks, and creepy clowns that laugh obnoxiously in your face (and try to give you lingering and unwanted creepy clown hugs). … Continue Reading “Hindsight 20/20”

To Sin Less or to Be Sinless: That Is the Question

Sometimes, I get so tired of being a Christian.  Literally, I get exhausted to the point of needing multiple power naps a day. This week I finally decided to sit down and ask myself, “Why the heck do I feel this way?”  If the… Continue Reading “To Sin Less or to Be Sinless: That Is the Question”