I am 31 and single, and I am burdened for you. You who wake up on both sides of the bed every morning. You who sit alone, eat alone, weep alone, laugh alone, live each day alone. You who continue to check the dreaded marital-status box – single. I write to you. Not as one who … More Your Single Days Are Now
I sometimes think I’m a freak of nature. I despise bananas. Housework is one of my favorite pastimes. I hate the thought of dancing. And for a highly opinionated person, my vote is, “I don’t care,” A LOT. But I really feel like a freak of nature when it comes to Bible study. I choose … More Why Study the Bible?
Fight. Just the word, “fight.” It screams at me from deep within. Again and again. When I watch a marriage crumble. And I think of all the things that might have prevented it. When everything a child sees and hears has the potential to destroy their soul. When statistics threaten and history is unforgiving and … More Fight
Have you met Micah? Rather obscure character and rarely noticed. No last name. Seven chapters long. I’ve not much more than met the guy. See, Micah is not my friend. But I wish he were. And one day, I hope he will be. Oh, I’ve spent a good deal of time with Paul. And Mark. … More Meet My Friend, Micah
If Isaiah were a blogger, would you subscribe? You know . . . Isaiah. Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Isaiah. I mean, I wouldn’t. I’ve spent the last three years reading and studying the Book of Isaiah. And I’m only halfway there. That. book. is. a. struggle. And I think to myself . . . … More Please Read Isaiah’s Boring Blog
Ever forget to forget your “quiet time”? You get to the end of your day, and you’re like, “Oops. Forgot to forget to have my ‘quiet time’ today. I was supposed to be so busy at life and so bored with the Bible that I wouldn’t actually find a way to soak in the Word … More When You Forget to Forget
I took one of those “personality” quizzes, and scored almost 100% on “intellect.” No, I’m not incredibly smart. I just think too much. In a fast-paced world of technology, entertainment, and mindlessness, most struggle to concentrate on or think deeply about anything for more than a minute. Today, I write to those of you whose … More 5 Thoughts for The Overloaded Mind