What does it mean to be human? To be Christian? Are the two such polar opposites, as some would have you believe? Or is the very criteria of a believer to be so innately human that our flaws are unavoidable? Our sins laid bare at the foot of the cross? In Romans 7:19, Paul writes, “For I do…… Continue reading Nothing to complain about
I’ve gone soft. The change happened over a span of 8 years while adjusting to and then permanently residing in West Michigan. The adaptations have been gradual, of course, but the reality hit me today like a rush hour traffic jam on 696. Fast. When I left the Detroit area, I left in my black…… Continue reading Detroit Blood
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The London Olympic Stadium is 53 meters high. This blog had about 670 visitors in 2012. If every visitor were a meter, this blog would be 13 times taller than the Olympic Stadium – not too shabby. Click here…… Continue reading 2012 in review
I’m not entirely sure the purpose of nostalgia. Is it a longing for something we no longer have? A happy remembrance of what brought us to where we are today? An opportunity to laugh about your mistakes or relish in the distant praise of your few successes? I’ve been caught up in sweet dreams of…… Continue reading Forks in the Road Don't Have to Have a Right and Wrong
I start off my day with an alarm clock chirping to warn me of the impending workday. It’s not just any workday, however; it’s Saturday. I roll over in an attempt to ignore my alarm clock and realize that sometime between going to bed and waking up, I’ve been joined by my handsome husband. The…… Continue reading I Cannot Deny that He is Present
I went nearly a full year without a roommate. In that year, I got to do many of the things that you or I would be too embarrassed to do openly with a roommate. Some of those things included: Leaving food in the fridge longer than it needed to be left in the fridge out…… Continue reading Secrets Unhidden
Here’s the countdown, if you can believe it: I am 10 days away from marrying my best friend. At this point, I’ve surpassed the wedding jitters and just want to get on with the show, okay?! Next Saturday feels like miles away and we cannot wait to be married to each other! It’s great, preparing…… Continue reading Mourning Utilities with a Happy Heart.