Insights on Self Reliance

The other day while checking out at the grocery store the cashier checked my i.d and noticed my b day. He said “Ah, so an Aries. That means you are strong-willed and independent”. And while I’m not an advocate for horoscopes I could not deny the accuracy of that information. “Yes, well, that’s what my… Continue reading Insights on Self Reliance

The Fight of My Life

When I look back on my testimony with Christ I struggle with the messiness of it all.  There was no perfect Christian home to serve as the foundation of my faith (I mean really is there ever?).  There was not even an ideal 2-parent family setup with a Cosby-like appeal.  Instead there was struggle and darkness and well meaning… Continue reading The Fight of My Life

A Way of Escape

When I was a kid I remember doing this fire drill in a huge building filled with fake smoke and a fake fire.  We dropped to our knees, put our heads down, and on hands and knees, followed the person in front to the nearest exit.  The experience itself was to prepare us just in case we encountered a… Continue reading A Way of Escape

A Letter to My Single Brothers

I’m not a man so I can’t fathom the temptation to engage a beautiful, godly, woman in conversation.  To proceed with texting her, calling her, and showering her with terms of endearment (via social media or otherwise), all the while having no intention to commit to her.  I can’t possibly fathom that temptation. I’m not… Continue reading A Letter to My Single Brothers