Why do we think this isn't allowed?
Couldn't God have done so much more?
Sometimes I doubt. Sometimes my faith is shaken. Sometimes I wonder if I could be wrong.
Doubt is confusing and squirmy and invasive. It whispers to us over and over again in the worst moments. This chapter demonstrates just one of the ways to shut Doubt up.
Summary: You ever hear about those scams people end up falling for? Men and women send money to people halfway across the world, believing the scammer's promise of millions of dollars in the future. Hopeless romantics form relationships online, despite the object of their affections dubiously claiming to be Tyler Perry or even just super … Continue reading Christians Are Crazy (Exodus 6)
Summary: High school math was torture for me. The fight for A's in Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry was like a life or death struggle. I remember one time finishing a quiz and literally feeling as if I were panting and sweating, crawling across a finish line after a harrowing mental workout. Hard as it was, though, … Continue reading The Wonderful World of Wrestling (Genesis 32)
Summary: One of my favorite things to do is catch up with a friend who I haven't talked to in a while. "How's life? How have things been going?" I'll ask, waiting with excitement to hear the latest developments. I love to hear about people's lives and what's happened to them lately. So it's with … Continue reading Things Fall Apart (Genesis 19)
Summary: Is there anything more exciting than a new start? When the new year begins we all make resolutions. When a new semester begins at school, we buy new planners and carefully put our schedules together. It's so fun to imagine the new and improved versions of ourselves, but a lot of times our improvements … Continue reading The Faith To Question (Genesis 18)