Friday 18th April 2014,

Browsing the "Love" Category


I’d Rather Be Known What I’m For, Than What I’m Against

This is Isac. Isac lives in Mozambique and is a child I sponsor through World Vision to ensure he gets clean water, food, and an education. I remember the first time I saw his face and thought, “Him….he’s the one…..” [...]

March 27, 2014 God, Grace, Love

Pick and Choose: The Ones You Love, And The Ones You Judge

Way too often do we pour out filth from our mouths based on our perception of others. “Look at that guy, look at the stupid clothes he’s wearing”. “Eww, that girl looks so slutty” “Why in the world would you [...]

January 13, 2014 Judgement, Love

When I First Shared My Deepest, Darkest Secret

“Hey guys, I have something I need to tell you.”   The silence thereafter inflated into the space between us. It floated awkwardly like a “Happy Birthday” balloon in the middle of a funeral.   My palms were sticky with [...]

December 17, 2013 Community, Honesty, Love

Giving to Family.

When I was younger I never really understood what family was; what the proper functionality of a family was, or  what it meant to be a family or how to treat family members. Some of you may be in the [...]

December 13, 2013 Christmas, Community, Generosity, Giving, God, Grace, Humanity, Love, Relationships

The family I can’t forget

The room felt warm. It was crowded with family and friends, hugging and comforting each other. On the kitchen table was his picture– the 36-year-old son, brother, husband and friend that had died in a plane crash just two days [...]

December 3, 2013 Faith, God, Help, Love

Depression Isn’t Tangible But Neither is the Solution.

Part of depression is not being willing to forgive. It may be someone who hurt you that you are unwilling to forgive. Maybe you did something and aren’t willing to forgive yourself. But it takes strength to be willing to [...]

October 11, 2013 forgiveness, God, Insecurity, Lies, Love, Suffering, Suicide

The Most Vulgar Story You May Ever Read

He can hear her giggling under the sheets as he crouches next to the window outside the bushes. As the giggling turns to soft moans his body goes numb and he stares at the gold band on his ring finger. [...]

August 27, 2013 Grace, hope, Love, Stories

Why I Can’t Rate My First Year of Marriage

This June, my husband and I will celebrate one year of marriage, and we’re happily looking forward to the next 50. I don’t know if we did that first year right or what’s coming for us in the next few [...]

June 21, 2013 Blog, Dating, God, Love, Marriage, Relationships

The Waste of Waiting for a Man

I just wanted someone to pick me. I felt like the awkward teenager at the school dance nervously crossing and uncrossing my legs on the sidelines— only I wasn’t a teenager. I was in college, and I was tired of [...]

May 21, 2013 Faith, God, Love, Relationships, Women

3 Lessons from a Leper

There’s not much that beats getting amped for a concert you’ve been waiting months for. As the calendar sheds the days leading up to the big event, pre-concert rituals begin: Watching countless videos of the band play live on YouTube [...]

April 18, 2013 Culture, Faith, Fear, God, hope, Idol, Love, Stories, Uncategorized