Almost anything, if not everything, has good and bad. Last night turned from good into bad for me. I spent the evening reading and watching a couple of episodes of Friends, but as I started writing in my journal I began to reflect. Honestly, I got more sad and disappointed the more I wrote and thought about … Continue reading The weight of glory
The human species lives in a jungle of buildings and tall towers. We have given up swinging from vine to vine, but travel across roads to new places. There is always something we want, something better. Some people get it quite easily, but for others it is a constant fight to survive, to thrive. Sometimes … Continue reading Desire burning within for life to begin
The now and the journey are far more important than the where, because it determines who you will be and how you will see or understand things by the time you reach a destination. I believe that everything happens for a reason. Don't rush it.
Sometimes I am overwhelmed by the feeling that people look up to me and see me as this perfect person. Only I'm not. I'm a fairly good student, I'm a good listener, I'm reliable, and I am a regular churchgoer. But I've been struggling with a sin for so long. Everyone sins, but you know … Continue reading Metamorphosis and fasting
There's this girl I used to know. She was so beautiful. God, she was beautiful. Through her smile she would illuminate any room. When she walked her vibe would bounce off the walls. Every step she took was like a step to a dance routine; swift, majestic, powerful. Every morning she would spend extra time on … Continue reading The girl I used to know
Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way; say to those with fearful hearts, "Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save you." -Isaiah 35:3-4 As I recount this story I can't help, but tear up. I can't help … Continue reading Bravery through the eyes of children
Communicating with God is much more than just talking to Him. It takes forming a relationship with Him to hear Him respond. The most beautiful part of all is not even telling God what you need or what you're going through and still being able to see His response through people who come into your … Continue reading A Moment of Silence