Holidays · Identity · Revisit

Rediscovering God: Inviting Him Into Your House

It was first Easter that I realized something was wrong. I’d been going through Lent and getting excited for Easter, rediscovering grace all over again, and when Easter finally came I didn’t feel it. In fact, I really didn’t feel anything at all. It was almost as if it was just a normal day. Like… Continue reading Rediscovering God: Inviting Him Into Your House

Holidays · Identity · Revisit

The Cross and Our Identity

If there is One Thing that can rattle all that we thought we knew about our lives, it’s the Cross. If there is One Thing that can bend our lives backwards in such a way that we are never the same, it’s the Cross. If there is One Thing that defines us as Christians, it’s… Continue reading The Cross and Our Identity

Holidays · Identity

Drawing Near

This is the day that marks Good Friday. The day we all remember what happened two thousand years ago. The day we remember Christ’s sacrifice. The day we remember Christ’s love for you and I. It’s a good day, and yet a somber one. This week has been jarring. Terror struck on Holy Week, and… Continue reading Drawing Near

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How God Loves Us…Let Me Count The Ways

Today is Valentines Day, and so I thought it would be fun to focus on the ways God loves us, and it might be even more special since it is the Sabbath. God loves us so much, and He shows that love in a multitude of ways. Today, let’s take the time to thank the… Continue reading How God Loves Us…Let Me Count The Ways

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Love in the Waiting

Today is the first day of lent. It is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of a new and beautiful season of repentance, thanksgiving, and ultimately, great love. So, the beginning of lent, what does it mark? Love in the waiting. Christmas was one great beginning, a mark of love come down, the promise of ages fulfilled.… Continue reading Love in the Waiting

Holidays · Things I Learned

Things I learned: 2015+December

This is basically an equivalent to Emily P. Freeman’s ‘What I Learned’. These are things I’ve learned in December as well as throughout the whole year. I know we still have some time left before the year ends, but I wanted to take time to be thankful for this year and the things it has taught… Continue reading Things I learned: 2015+December