And when I'm scrolling through, I wonder, what would it take for all of this to be fixed? What would it take to make the problems go away? Yet I know I'm asking for too much, for perfection. What does a perfect world look like to you?
Do you think everything God asks you to do is fair?
It's so easy to creep back into bad habits, to slide into the DMs of things that seem just a little wrong or a little dangerous. I mean, the Bible doesn't explicitly say this is a sin! Or doing this just one time won't really do much harm. And is this really all that bad?...Why do we do this?
Summary: I never knew how to act after receiving a punishment from my parents. Were my parents still mad at me? Should I be mad at them? Should I avoid eye contact? Should I try to act really good for a while so that they won't get suspicious? When can we chat normally again? Are … Continue reading Way Back Home (Exodus 33)
Summary: When was the last time you felt a 'NOPE' in your spirit? You know what I'm talking about. Someone asks you to do something with them or for them or even suggests you do something for yourself. Maybe you agree at first. But then you start to reconsider. And the more you think about … Continue reading Adult Tantrums (Exodus 4)
Summary: We all have arguments with our family members. Whether they're passive-aggressive and icy or loud and violent, they suck. The worst part, in my opinion, is the aftermath. How do we mend this? How are we supposed to act around each other until someone says "I'm sorry"? How do we get back to normal? … Continue reading When You Just Know (Genesis 28)
Summary: Sometimes there's nothing crueller than a writer. Whether it's a book, a TV show, or a movie, one day, out of the blue, they throw you completely off. A character's life falls apart. Or worse, the character is brutally murdered. It's truly offensive when a writer does you like that, but soon you come … Continue reading An Ultimatum (Genesis 22)