A blog post from a cooperative blog I’m writing with my friends. Check it out! When he said mountains, I was hooked. And now, wouldn’t you know it, I can’t find the quote. But here’s one that’s pretty close: “In contact with the beauties of the m… Source: Adopting a Grandfather Advertisements
Another drawing I did this week. This is an approximation of the main character of my novel I’m outlining. Her name is Nikita I’m pretty sure she’s the first person I’ve drawn who has freckles!
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The execution of an old French priest at the foot of the altar of a sleepy old French town has made clear what all those who have eyes to see have been seeing for a while: We live in an age of Christian persecution and martyrdom. While some of…
I read an article yesterday called “Why life is too short to suffer,” and while I agree with the argument, I disagree with the ultimate conclusion: Life is not too short to suffer. Let me add a caveat: suffering without meaning is fruitless. Suffering with purpose is redemptive. The original post (check it out here)… Continue reading How suffering can make you stronger
Starting a mini-ministry with our youth at church called “Play and Pray,” where I’ll teach a little guitar and then we’ll all play a few church / worship songs. Music has always been a form of prayer for me. There’s something about singing and playing that just lets me surrender, refocus, and remember why I… Continue reading Recommend me a worship song?
Today, WordPress told me I’ve received 500 likes on my blog. How awesome is that?And no, I’m not tooting my own horn here… I’m partly bewildered and fully grateful that people are visiting my site and reading what I have to share. It’s awesome when strangers-turned-blogging-friends read your material and like it… that’s how you… Continue reading Throwback Thursday and 500 likes!
Read part 1 of this series here. While World Youth Day itself happened in Poland, some of our group did an Ireland pre-trip for the week before the World Youth Day festivities. We saw a lot of castles, ruins, landmarks, and sheep… and I spent a lot of time in quiet reflection. For some reason,… Continue reading WYD Reflections, Part 2: Ireland Bits