This time of year is perfect for intentional thinking, pausing, and assessing. Self-awareness has been one of the best gifts life experience (and YouthWorks job training) has given me. It is immensely valuable to be able to sit down, look inside myself and my life, name what I’m crazy about and what is driving me … Continue reading “Someone is wrong and it could be me.”
A couple of months ago we made Prayer Jars at Bible Study. We decorated the outsides and filled them up with little pieces of paper. On the pieces of paper are the names of people we want to pray for. Every day - well, most days - I pull out a little piece of paper … Continue reading A Prayer for Donald Trump
The simplest way to practice godliness and to show love is to ask for forgiveness when you mess up. Which means being aware enough to realize when you've messed up and humble enough to admit it. Another simple way to actively love your neighbors is to invite them over for dinner. Who doesn't love free … Continue reading Note to Self 4
Sin stems from selfishness and pride. Love stems from selflessness and humility. Cultivate love in your life and in the lives of others.
This week I started reading The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. Now I'm only two chapters is, which sounds super impressive but let me just say that I'm also two hours in because this book is ridiculously long and each chapter takes me a little over an hour to read. In the second chapter we … Continue reading Here’s the thing about street cred