I know you are all tired of hearing about, talking about, and reading about the COVID-19 pandemic-- I am too. I am tired of talking about it, but I am not sure I am done talking about it, because this is not something that is going away,. Talking about it won't make it disappear, but … Continue reading COVID-19 Confessions
Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, and I had intended to write something about the theological significance or whatever. But, why reinvent the wheel? Google it. Instead, this post will probably be more personal than theological-- which is typically the standard for me anyway. So, as I've been reflecting on life, here are my thoughts, and my … Continue reading Love, Lent, and Learning to Live
Before I started seminary, I was warned, by good-intentioned people, that I would probably question my faith. I was told this was okay, because it happened to almost everyone, and I would more than likely find God again, even if it wasn't until after graduation. Losing my faith in God was made to sound like … Continue reading Losing Faith but Finding God
*This blog is kind of long (Sorry not sorry). And yet, it still does not encompass all my experiences with seminary. Mostly what has been going through my mind in the past few days. I have so many more things I want to say-- so stay tuned and I may upload more that better explain … Continue reading Dissatisfaction?
Today marks the beginning of Advent. And I am really excited. I have always loved this time of year-- Advent-- but I have not always appreciated the significance of it. Growing up, Advent was always presented to me as the four weeks leading up to Christmas. We lit the candles, read the Scripture, and waited … Continue reading Advent: Hopeful Remembering and Patient Expectation
I was going to finish my blog about God using unexpected people to do unexpected things tonight. But I couldn’t. I was going to write about how I struggled today because I missed home so much more than I ever have before even though I’ve been gone way less time than I have before. But, … Continue reading An Overwhelming, Open Letter
I am approximately 8 days away from embarking on the craziest, scariest, most exciting, most challenging, most satisfying adventure of my life. And I have been reflecting on how I got here, what my greatest fears are, and what my greatest hopes are. My greatest fear is the unknown-- missing out on all the known … Continue reading Adventure into the Unknown