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.
This is the story of how I broke up with my purity ring.I'll start at the beginning.My parents were never purity-pushers. Wait, that sounds bad. Not like that. My parents are great parents, and one of the great things they did was /not/give 2586542864206 boundaries and regulations that were "for later" when Jake and I … Continue reading A different kind of purity.
Oh my, it's late. It's almost midnight here (I can tell because all the bars surrounding our hotel are quieter now...haha) and I kind of want to throw in the blogging towel and just sleep. (It's been a sleepy day. I fell asleep at the art museum, for crying out loud. QUELLE HORREUR.) But, tomorrow … Continue reading Edinburgh, day 2.
It was really hard leaving London. I didn't want to leave. London or home, I say. But, there was a brother awaiting us for a visit in Scotland, so away we went on the train, 4 hours north to this significantly colder location. (although, according to my father, this is the farthest north I've ever … Continue reading Edinburgh, day 1.
Hello again! It is 11 AM London time and I am currently on a northbound train to Edinburgh, Scotland. My time in London was so surreal and wonderful, and it's already on my bucket list to come back and stay longer. If I can find a means if going to graduate school here, maybe... But … Continue reading London, day 3.