We Always Celebrate

I didn’t want to celebrate this day.  I honestly didn’t even want to participate in it.  I wanted to distract myself enough to believe that somehow life now simply skips from October 11 to October 13, and then we could all just go another year without acknowledging that we are now living in year two … More We Always Celebrate

Jesus Wept Too

Jesus wept. It is the shortest verse in the Bible, and for some reason, when we’re kids, that’s the detail that we focus on. It seems so cool, that there is a two-worded sentence in the Bible. It becomes a main question in our Sunday School trivia games. What is the shortest verse in the … More Jesus Wept Too

Forever Young

You used to pray Bob Dylan lyrics over me when I was a baby. I blame a lot of my idiosyncrasies on this fact. Why does my heart memorize the lyrics of 1960’s music as though it is the secret to life? Probably because of Bob Dylan. Why is 80% of my readership about 30 … More Forever Young

Watch Where You’re Swinging That Pendulum

After 3.5 years deeply immersed into the College Culture, I graduated from Taylor University knowing one thing for sure: There are two types of college aged women in the world: 1. The “Ring Before Spring” Girls. (Also known as the “MRS degree” culture.) AND 2. The lovely, “No ring, ever, ever. Guys suck. I don’t … More Watch Where You’re Swinging That Pendulum

Not Always Sorry

I’ve never had trouble apologizing. If I disrespected my parents, I would apologize. If I accidentally bumped into someone in the school hallway, I would apologize. If someone accidentally bumped into me in a school hallway, I would apologize. I learned from an early age that this is the way to prevent further conflict and … More Not Always Sorry

Northern Stars- And What They Lead Us To

“You’re cool and all, but your friend started texting me, and well…” *extremely detailed and graphic text about “last night” followed by, “Sorry, I meant to send that to someone else.” “God thinks that we should break up.”  “You know how at the beginning of the semester we were both virgins… well I’m not anymore.” … More Northern Stars- And What They Lead Us To