Beginning note: This was written a few months prior to the 2012 election. I once heard "love" defined in a way that completely changed my perspective on the matter. Love, as it was put, means giving up control. It means giving up the desire to change or manipulate the outcome of the relationship. It … Continue reading The Political bias towards control.
My sophomore year of High School I have a vivd memory of a specific night. I had moved to South Florida and I was visiting Tallahassee to see my friends. I remember this night the youth organization I was a part of had a big dinner at Sonny's. I was there eating and this guy … Continue reading Standing up.
"We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." At noon darkness covered the land. The sun stopped shining. "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit." Then the breath that would change the world. Death. "Surely this man was the Son of God." "You … Continue reading Not my own.
Preface: The main concept of this I got from Brian Brown. Want him to get proper credit even if he got it from somewhere else. The idea of it was just so appropriate for where our Middle School kids were at. So I took it and went with it. I'll apologize later haha 🙂 Hey … Continue reading Get out of the boat. (Wyldlife talk)
There were three words that changed my life forever. Three words that scared me. Three words that made me cry. Three words that brought me joy. Three words that brought me peace. Three words that brought me truth. Three words that brought me life. On the back of my car there is a very faded … Continue reading My Bloody Valentine.
Why do bad things happen if we have an all powerful, all good, all loving God? This for many is the pivotal question to the Abrahamic faiths. As a Christian I most definitely have struggled with this question. And for many this question is the root of all doubts about God. "I can't believe in … Continue reading Because There Were Two Trees.
Today is Friday, December 16th, 2011. This is the last day of the fall semester. For me this has been perhaps the best semester I've ever had. It was also my last at TCC. But what specifically was different about this semester than all the ones prior? In August I wrote a post titled "All … Continue reading You are a walking Gospel.