The conclusion of this three-part post and the end of my journey is what I believe about myself. I spend a lot of time thinking about God and the world. It is impossible to think of the two without asking what are the implications for me? Who am I? What’s my purpose? Why am I here? … More What I Believe about Myself
During class today, I just got really sad. It was around 7:41pm and if I had been alone, I would have probably cried, but I carried on in my usual rambunctious nature. I journaled during the last group’s presentation. I needed to get words out. I remember why I journaled as a thirteen-year-old. I had … More Row
In May, I attended a retreat for single adults. Overall, the retreat was a lot of fun. However, you know it is not a retreat for single people unless you spend one session discussing the complicated, but simple nature of the relationship between men and women. Luckily for me (peep the sarcasm) there was an … More MY LIST OF UNANSWERED MAN-RELATED QUESTIONS…ANSWERED…WELL KIND OF
This was the tagline of shirts made popular in 2004. Blame it on Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ or the frequently fluctuating nature of pop culture, but at church, school, and life the shirt was rather popular. Note, it was also on trucker hats; thank you Ashton Kutcher. As trends tend to do, the shirts … More Jesus is My Home(boy)
I have had my fair share of rejection. I think of elementary school. The only thing that it worst than being last picked is not being picked at all. Never getting asked out on a date…ever. Not getting into graduate school the first time. All of that pales compared to the rejection I have faced … More Rejection: Humiliating, Humbling & Hilarious
This weekend, I went on a singles retreat. It was coed and amazing. I feel an overwhelming sense of peace and joy. I had a great amount of alone time with God. I feel amazingly bonded to my class. I mean, I love them. We have our stuff to work through, but we are walking … More My List of Unanswered Man-Related Questions
As a first world Christ follower it is easy to wrap my head around glory. The American society idolizes the notion of being glorified. In the earliest of life stages, we are taught to be my/the best. Which is not necessarily bad. I condone being your best. However, when my joy comes when others validate … More Do I Suffer Enough?
If you read through a couple of my blog posts (like the previous one) or have a heart-to-heart conversation with me, you will know I have had my lot of daddy issues. From hating the man to ignoring his existence to being here in this place with him, I have struggled greatly with the way … More Here in this Place