I don't blog here anymore (clearly), but I have still been writing in these past few years. You can read at http://shout-redemption.tumblr.com/. Grace and peace!
A scribe approached Him and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go!" Jesus told him, "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head." Matthew 8 This used to be threatening to me, but now I find it comforting. I'm … Continue reading
I've been wrestling with the Lord a lot lately. I desperately want to have my life all together, from the inside out. I would like the perfect life, wherein I can balance all things, and be this great person that everybody loves, and then love the Lord as well. As an afterthought. Jesus is not … Continue reading
1. Still taking pictures of the sky even when not in Newport News 2. Questionable thrift shop items 3. Thrifted skirt that isn't necessarily my style but I'm going with it anyway feat. green socks 4. Morning singing and guitar-playing with my partner in musical crime 5. Visiting the old stomping ground 6. Super cute … Continue reading Spring break, the second installment.
The future is a hard place to peer into sometimes. I get why Jesus said that today has sufficient trouble without worrying about the future added on to it. Dreaming about the future and the good things that await in it is fine and all, but when you get down to the nuts and bolts … Continue reading Of Time, Roads, and Faith
1. Mysteriously broken ukulele that greeted me upon my return 2. Calvin-esque morning hair 3. Time spent with God and a drawing of a vision 4. And the accompanying pencil smudges on the hand 5. Breakfast with my oldest childhood friend as an almost-grownup and almost-art school student 6. Friends from Beauty & the Beast … Continue reading Spring break, so far.
Because you sent your beloved Son to redeem us from sin and death, and to make us heirs in him of everlasting life; that when he shall come again in power and great triumph to judge the world, we may without shame or fear rejoice to behold his appearing. "Preface of Advent", The Book of … Continue reading Lent: The Coming of Salvation
Yes, you, too. You might not fit into artist or scientist. Maybe you want to be a mom. Maybe you want to be a businessman. Maybe you want to join the military. Maybe you want to support your family and yourself, and you don't care what it is that you do. Maybe you just want … Continue reading 11. God Calls You
Finding God is not hard here because here, I can see clearly that he is with me and for me.I can almost hear him singing, if I pay close enough attention.I love you, I love you, I love you.When my heart feels beaten and bruised and all I want to do is give up, I … Continue reading Some thoughts on the search for God
Celebrate with me, because Tenth Avenue North recently surprise-released an EP! Whee!Their cover art is super cool too, but I couldn't find a big enough image of it to put on here. You'll just have to look it up for yourself.Anyway. One song on their new EP is called Forgive Me, and I just started … Continue reading Confessing.