This month, I've been participating in Larabar's photo challenge on instagram. I haven't been spot on, missing a few days here and there, but it's still fun to try and do most days. Well, yesterday's word was walk. Here is what I posted: @larabar photo challenge day 28: my #walk with Christ has been lifelong,… Continue reading #walk
On Monday night, Julia and I ventured out to a VBS for women. I'd heard it advertised on the radio, and we figured, why not? We really enjoyed the speakers, and I took away two major messages that I am now trying to remind myself of daily. The first is that JOY is a choice.… Continue reading Joy
Grandma Ruth passed away on Monday evening, and today her life will be celebrated as she is laid to rest. Grandma Ruth was not my grandmother. I didn't grow up playing games with her or eating meals with her or celebrating holidays with her. And she didn't hold me as a baby or change my… Continue reading Grandma Ruth
I hear that phrase a lot: "I've given my life to Jesus." It can be found especially frequently in the stories of those who have risen out of dire circumstances, and become admirable citizens of life. They have flipped their lives around, committing to goodness and hope. I love hearing these stories and drawing inspiration… Continue reading Giving your life to Jesus
On Sunday, our pastor mentioned a time in a coffee shop when some disgruntled customer walked out, and he felt called by God to follow and have a conversation with this man. He said he didn't want to, was relieved when the man wasn't outside, but then walked a bit down the street. Running into… Continue reading Have you ever ignored God’s call?
During my time in college (and since) I have really come to love discussing faith with people, both Christian and Non-Christian. I enjoy it so much because it helps me define and strengthen my own faith. Having several conversations over the same general topic allows me to pull the bits and pieces I agree with… Continue reading Faith conversations: What does Christianity look like?