It Is Well…

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, It is well, it is well, with my soul. Horatio Spafford This song challenges me. I think it challenges the core of our culture, too. Today in lectures we were talking about … Continue reading It Is Well…

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Moving Thoughts

I don't mean the emotional kind of moving, but the physical sort of moving house type of moving. Here's where my mind is... It's the beginning of a new part of my life, and I'm scared, but can't wait to see if I can land on my feet. I have no idea what God has … Continue reading Moving Thoughts

Drops Like Stars

"At a family gathering one time, this little boy started to yell “Stars! Stars!” when it began to rain outside. When Rob asked his sister-in-law why her son kept saying “Stars! Stars!”, she replied that for a brief moment, in her son’s understanding of his world, the rain drops would look like stars exploding when … Continue reading Drops Like Stars

Family

I feel like I have never had a real family. Part of me wonders if I was ever adored by my parents in the way that I see kids being treated when I'm around my friend's families. I want that experience so much, and I know that my experience of it will not be had … Continue reading Family

Music

"You're a lot more punk rock than I am," says Amy. I frown a little and look at the crowd at the Mest concert, who all look a whole lot more punk than me... "I'm punk by church standards, but not by concert standards." That gives you a bit of a glimpse into where I … Continue reading Music