What Kept Me Safe

(Originally written July 21 2013) For the first time in a long time, I really prayed. On the side of the road, tears streaming down my face, I called out to God. Tonight, on my way to church, I got into a car accident. It was pretty bad actually and I’m thanking God that no […]

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The Discipline Challenge

(Originally written in June 2013) Life has seasons. I’ve written a lot on this recently. In each season, God teaches us something about Himself and about how we can grow closer to Him. Knowing this truth makes me very prone to self-psychoanalysis for the sole purpose of improvement as a person, an adult, and a […]

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Love is.

Love is patient. Love is kind. Love is not cinema style flowers and sweet written soliloquies, but rushing to someone’s side at 2 o’clock in the morning, and not leaving. Love is presence. Love is not a passing romantic sentiment characterized by poetic words and idealistic expectations. No, love is bigger than that. Love does. It’s […]

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The One Question

I’ve been an Alumni Advisor for this group at my church called Circles, a nine-month discipleship training program. Near the very beginning (on October 7th, 2012 to be exact), we wrote down big, aching questions that we have for God. My question was easy to identify, as it burned in the forefront of my brain. […]

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