Often people, when asking what do you want to do with your life, spit out the question; "Well, what do you love to do?" I've been asked this before. And I scrambled my head for all the things that just popped out. I love.....watching movies. I love....hanging out with my friends. I love....being on a … Continue reading Where the Wyld Things Are.
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1... Ready or not.... I have hidden under a pile of clothes in the closet He searches the house, the kitchen, under the table He searches for what is precious to him "Are you....in the pantry? He looks for me. He walks into His bedroom. He … Continue reading Here I am.
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.
I have always said that my greatest strength is also my greatest weakness. Me defining that greatest strength as the amount that I care for people. Because of this deep love and care for those I allow to get close I have also realized that I struggle with something that in many ways goes hand … Continue reading Let Go.
Preface:I am by no means a devout follower of all the things I know I should be. I wrote this as a means to convict myself. In doing so I hope you are able to take something out of it. It doesn't matter what my opinion of love is. God said how to love him. … Continue reading Do we love God? (The Greatest Commandment)
"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.