Monthly Archives: April 2014

No Instruction Manual

God does this thing where He reminds me how much He loves me. I always see these memes on Pinterest and around Facebook about smiling in the middle of the day for no reason and looking like an idiot. Well, … Continue reading

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An Obvious Truth?

“This emphasis on scriptural teaching is, of course, a fundamental aspect of the Christian religion. All varieties of Christians, in spite of all their differences, agree on this point in some form or other. Yet it is necessary to stress … Continue reading

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God Makes the Best Lemonade

“Hunter, this might sound weird, can you wake me up at, like, 6:15?” “6:13?” “Yeah.” “I think it’s past 6:13.” You know your relationship with your roommate is going well when you have half-awake conversations first thing in the morning. … Continue reading

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I Am Ell: The Journey Ahead

Gracia, my sister, is packing salted meats and dried fruit as Declan, my brother, sharpens his dagger. Ailward, our village guardian, uses a wooden cane to hobble about the crowd of warriors, helping the youngers strap their horses correctly. Dempsey, … Continue reading

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The Answers

“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every … Continue reading

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The Flip Side

I find it wonderfully crazy that I actually have more homework coming from people in my church family than I do coming from school. Because most of my assignments were due in the beginning of the week, I’ve had virtually … Continue reading

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Open Me Up

The majority of today was awkward. I mean, I’m an awkward person to begin with, but when the circumstances of the day prove to be just as awkward as I am on a regular basis, things get pretty interesting. I’m … Continue reading

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