When God Leads By Obscurity

“What do you want to do with your life?” my mom asked at the dinner table recently. I just started laughing. This was not the first time she’d asked that question in seriousness in recent weeks. I’m seventeen going on eighteen, a senior in high school. It’s past time to decide what’s next. But the…

Relationship Repair: It Has To Start With Us

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your…

Tell Me You Love Me

Do you actually read to the end of these? Because when I get emails like this, they usually just sit there collecting dust… Maybe I should enjoy reading a little more. (Insert string of emoji. Also, what’s the plural of emoji?) Anyway, I’ve been thinking about something for a month now and I wanted to…

Hope Doesn’t Put Us To Shame

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. -Romans 5:3-4 (NIV) Confession: This…

Love Is Gone

The protests seem to be never-ending. The marches against white nationalism and anti-Muslim semitism, for feminism and gun control are rampant today. Students in schools across America have taken part in organized walkouts against gun violence, and the teachers are walking out because of the silence they have received in a demand for higher wages….