Meet Someone who cares about the little things. Someone who wants to make you smile. Someone who is ready and willing to love you.
The Ten Commandments seem like the beginner's level of being a Christian. But as I reread them, I was surprised by how many of the commandments conflict with things I really like to do.
I have been trying so hard, for so long. I've been trying to be perfect. And I'm freaking sick of it. I'm done. I'm not here to be perfect.
I just can't do it anymore.
Summary: When I was younger and in elementary school, I used to get through my English and grammar homework by the skin of my teeth. I didn't study all that hard or memorize things - in order to write grammatically correct sentences, I pretty much went with the strategy of writing down what "sounded right". … Continue reading “Listen To Your Heart” (Genesis 37)
Summary: I used to perform artistic sign language at church a lot when I was younger. It was like praise dancing, only the movements that I and the rest of the group executed were (grammatically incorrect) American Sign Language that (should have) reflected the words of a gospel song. I remember how sometimes we would … Continue reading Blessings Are Not For The Faint Of Heart (Genesis 33)
Summary: It is impossible to avoid disappointment. No matter who we marry or how much squad goals our friend group is, they will disappoint us. We will disappoint them. It's life. We all can more or less accept this and live with it. That's why it's so surreal to consider the one Person who breaks … Continue reading Let’s Try That Again (Genesis 17)
Summary: We're always looking forward to a better version of life. We look forward to not being single, being skinnier, landing a better job, moving someplace nicer, visiting someplace awesome. Yet we rarely think about the issues and struggles that come with those life upgrades. They'd be different problems, yeah, but they'd still be problems. … Continue reading A Tale Of Two Blessings (Genesis 13)
Summary Less than a generation after mankind has moved from the Garden of Eden to earth as we know it, something awful has already happened, because we can't have nice things. But let's start at the beginning. Adam and Eve get pregnant and Cain is born. Sometime later (verse 2), Abel is born. As siblings … Continue reading You Your Daddy’s Son (Genesis 4)