How do I live in a purposeful way with those who are in my life? How can I make peace with those who I feel hurt by or who I have broken relationships with and once felt close to? How do I mend the life I have in order to walk forward? I want to… Continue reading Living in Shalom with Others
1. I have focused too much on my bad memories. I didn’t really have a bad childhood to most who would look into it and take a peek at my life, and I can tell you each of my parents had a much worse childhood than my own as did their parents before them. The… Continue reading Three Things I Realized About My Old & New Self
“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.“ -Jesus in Matthew 7:12 There are refugees all around the world, but the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest ever. It makes my heart sink so much. I have been tweeting and explaining… Continue reading For the Refugees
I like facing challenges. I don’t like the rejection I receive after deciding to go through a challenge. It is hard for me when people don’t want to ask why I am doing something, when they don’t understand when I try to explain it, when they start assuming their own ideas about me without asking… Continue reading How I Face a Challenge
In the United States, many people identify themselves as Christians and rarely are people persecuted for their faith. What if you lived somewhere it wasn’t normal to be a Christian, but it was actually a cause of rejection and persecution? Would you be able to stand strong as a Christian? Every day, believers around the… Continue reading Christian Persecution
I like to sew (quilts) a lot. I am glad that I know how to do simple stitching to fix clothes that get rips in them or put hems in things that need them. Although I haven’t done much sewing outside of quilting, I am so glad that I own a sewing machine so I… Continue reading Helping Widows: Lalita’s Story
[I wrote this 7 days ago but didn’t know when to post it….] Currently listening to: The Cure’s “Doing the Unstuck” Currently reading: Matthew 4:1-11 and The Retribution of Mara Dyer (. . .this was two books ago now, reading The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen ) I had a long post typed out… Continue reading What Is Happening to Me?