Ponderings

A Love Story: From College and Beyond

A look back five whole years ago now... College Move-in Day is nearly upon us. The day I leave a part of myself to begin the best parts of himself. And, by now, it may be clear there’s been a small struggle, which makes me wonder and ponder and ask, “Why?” Which always makes me think… Continue reading A Love Story: From College and Beyond

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The Ugly in Life and Death

That's Just Ugly I wanna start by saying that in no way do I believe my words are needed at this moment in time. It's just that when you write your feelings, it's next to impossible to process all that's currently going on without at least trying to write something down. Anything, really. So, maybe… Continue reading The Ugly in Life and Death

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Jesus, The Object

Sweet friends, there are rarely easy or satisfying answers to all the "Why's?" in this life. (Frustratingly, enough!) And, it really seems that no matter how well we may think we understand people or know the Bible or Jesus, we're often left shocked, surprised, or simply sitting in silence with all these unanswered questions. And… Continue reading Jesus, The Object

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Turn and Be Healed, In Jesus (Part One)

I'd like to begin this whole thing with a bit of full disclosure... This post has been a rough one. It's also way long (likely too long according to some standard of which I clearly don’t follow), so it's split into three. But, I've honestly no idea the rules for sharing multiple parts... one per… Continue reading Turn and Be Healed, In Jesus (Part One)

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Passion Week – From Death to Eternity

Here we are. Deep in the trenches of another week. But, this is not any old week, is it? It’s Passion Week. The Most Holy Week. Palm Sunday, The Last Supper, Good Friday and every mundane and miraculous moment in between… all leading up to the most gloriously new beginning ever recorded, Easter Sunday. The… Continue reading Passion Week – From Death to Eternity

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I AM and Stories That Get Stuck

So, just to fill you in… I’ve felt real stuck lately. Stuck and suffocated by the same old fears and worries and broken. Even some newer ones. And oh, how my faith is weak. Simply putting on a smile is hard some days. And, when you know Jesus calls you to a life of thankfulness… Continue reading I AM and Stories That Get Stuck