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Life is Not a Problem to be Solved

Life is Not a Problem to be Solved

Recently I was inspired by this poem by The Beautiful Due. And it came to pass when the I that is me was no longer afraid of the words spoken by the God that dwellest between the cherubim, that life ceased being a problem to be solved. Ours is a drama to be played, the we … Continue reading

Feeling the World

Feeling the World

So there’s this scene in Grey’s Anatomy, when Meredith is working through some issues with the hospital’s therapist: Dr. Meredith Grey: [to her shrink in the elevator] what was the point? All those hours and all that money. what’s the point? The world is a horrible place. Young people die of diseases. It makes absolutely … Continue reading

Thoughts About Church

Thoughts About Church

As a kid growing up, I never saw any reason why someone would not want to go to church. Church was full of people who loved you. It was a safe place where you could run around freely while your parents were in choir practice. It was a fun place where you got to eat … Continue reading

There Are Still Things to Discover

There Are Still Things to Discover

A few weeks ago, I wrote this (but never published it): Ambitions. We all have them. Everyone always tells you that life is about dwelling in the present; You have to be faithful in the small things if you want to earn the big things. It sounds good on paper, but oh, is it hard … Continue reading

The Struggle in Unknowing

The Struggle in Unknowing

I am an all-A student. The reason I am an all-A student is because of my study habits, which consist of me going over the material until I know it by heart. I don’t feel complete until I know almost everything and can answer any question on the test. If I don’t understand every concept, … Continue reading

Reblog:  “Lean Into It” by Sarah Bessey

Reblog: “Lean Into It” by Sarah Bessey

Sarah Bessey is a writer, theologian, wife, and mother of 3 living in Canada. Her blog is at http://www.emergingmummy.com/, but this particular post was done for another website called A Deeper Story. The link to the original post is here. I love reading Sarah’s posts–she tends to phrase things in the most beautiful way and shows … Continue reading

Yo Si Puedo! And Tidbits of News.

I get tired of the whole write-about-your-everyday-life thing. Maybe I just don’t know how to do it well enough to be interesting. I’ve got to work on that. But whenever I want to write about theology, or philosophy, or biblical hermeneutics, or other religions, or anything else mildly controversial, I have to consider my audience … Continue reading

Wintertime

Until the past couple of weeks, I was dreading the coming of the dead of winter. I thought, if I’m feeling this depressed, anxious and unsettled now, then how am I going to feel when it’s the darkest and dreariest time of year? Am I just going to fall apart? You know the feeling–the darkness, … Continue reading

This is the Day that the Lord Has Made

Big things happening! You may have noticed that I haven’t been blogging very regularly since we got to Scotland. Well, there are reasons for that. #1, I didn’t want to depress people or sound all gripe-y or whiney by expressing my true feelings, but I couldn’t lie and say I was having a wonderful time, … Continue reading