Sunday 20th April 2014,

Browsing the "love" Tag


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

Your Relationship is Your Problem

As I head towards the three year mark in my marriage, I hope I’m beginning to become fairly well-versed in the art of a relationship. Relationships are composed of many unique and personal issues, but there are also very broad [...]

February 7, 2014 forgiveness, Friendship, God, Grace, Relationships

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

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

Don’t Care, Not Listening, I’m Winning!

  It takes a lot to face yourself in a relationship. I’ve come to understand that being in an intimate relationship with my significant other has often times shown me the worst in myself. The selfishness, the lack of respect, [...]

September 16, 2013 advice, Blog, Dating, Marriage, Men, Relationships, Resolutions

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
Ben Sledge Bio

A Red Cape and a Mirror

“Well…….try it on.” My father turns me around and grabs two safety pins to pin the cloth to the back of my shirt. I can hardly contain my excitement and am anxious to run to the mirror and see how [...]

June 12, 2013 Blog, Grace, hope, masculinity, Men
Ben Sledge Bio

The Cost of Blood

As a child I could never understand why war required killing. I even came up with alternative scenarios where people didn’t have to die. We could all use stun guns and whoever stunned the most enemy won the war. I [...]

May 27, 2013 Blog, God, hope