The weight of glory

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

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Desire burning within for life to begin

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

Metamorphosis and fasting

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

Bravery through the eyes of children

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