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What must I do to inherit eternal life?

August 24, 2016


St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. The book of life. A scale to measure our good vs. evil deeds. A courtroom. We all have a different visualization of what awaits us when we die. If you believe in the idea of heaven, what do you believe that it takes to get there? Will you get […]

I Don’t Think You’re Ready for This: Beyoncé’s SuperBowl Halftime Show

February 5, 2013


Many of you know that I have a younger sister named Rose who I love dearly. Perhaps many of you don’t know the extent to which my life is inspired by her. For example, one of the largest reasons that I write on this blog is so that I can try to find the right […]

The D Word: Part II

September 13, 2012


“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” Hebrews 11:6           When I made the varsity softball team, I got worse. It was a sport I had played my whole life and that I […]

The D Word: Part I

September 11, 2012


“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists…” Hebrews 11:6 Doubt that God exists is a lonely and horrifying experience.  I know, because I have experienced it.  For a Christian, doubt is isolating, paradigm-shifting, and not spoken of.  I often wonder as I […]

True Religion

August 2, 2012


What if the media could not help but report the number of Christians banding together over one cause: aiding orphans and widows in their distress? What if yesterday, Christians offended those who are legalistic by eating with tax collectors and sinners? What if yesterday, every Christian bought food for someone in their life who was in […]

Find Yourself to the Left

July 11, 2012


“There is only one plot in all of fiction… Who am I?” -The Amazing Spider-Man

Secrets, Secrets

June 26, 2012


A lot of people hate that Victoria's Secret models flaunt themselves in lingerie, acting immodestly...But I don't hate what the Victoria Secret models show. Yeah, you may think they show a lot. But trust me, they're covering up even more.


May 28, 2012


Martha, Martha, you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed: love me with all your heart, soul, and strength. Don’t be anxious about anything else! Don’t be so afraid of the future, or of being forgotten.  Don’t be anxious about what you will wear, what you will eat, or […]

Compliment Me

April 11, 2012


My friend and I recently got our hair cut together, and as we considered how short to cut it, one of us remembered aloud, “Well, someone once told me I’m not thin enough for really short hair.” We both laughed… but we didn’t cut our hair too short, just in case.

Jesus and Toothaches

April 7, 2012


Will Barrett finally figured out how to prove whether or not God is real.