Tag Archives: Christianity

Defenestration: My New Favorite Word

A fascinating vocab and history lesson about the word “defenestration”–the act of throwing somebody out of a window. Continue reading

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Contemplations of the End

In my heart of hearts, I want to live each moment so that, whenever my end comes, I can face this final defeat as my greatest victory, the triumph of crossing the finish line of a race run well, to … Continue reading

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Fig Leaf

Wrestling in the dark with unbelief, Hiding from your eyes my sins so base. I was born clutching a fig leaf, A broken image alive in disgrace. In a world of sinners I am the chief. Your halls of light … Continue reading

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What is Faith?

Is faith a lofty pragmatism a one-time-buy insurance policy a spoiled child an “I asked once don’t make me ask again” Or is faith an ocean tide an interminably persistent sibling a ceaseless alarm an “I know you hear and you … Continue reading

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Poemless

I want to write You a poem, a rhyme about Your Name, but I can’t seem to find even one line that compares to Your glory and grace. “In love” is too weak a phrase–all of me is branded by the brilliance of Your face. I am forever … Continue reading

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Remember

“Remember what the Lord your God has done for you—” How He spoke from heaven, how He thought and it became. You formed from dust and He took you in His hands and He breathed His life in us. “Remember … Continue reading

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2014 Reflections (And Dressember Update)

Ah, the end of another year approaches.  A time for reflection, a time for looking ahead.  It is high time that I share some reflections with you. If I had to give the past year a name, then 2014 would … Continue reading

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Post-College Life and Free Fall

My question of the day is: Who is it that spreads this rumor that when you grow up, you’ll know what you’re supposed to be doing with your life? I’m starting to think whoever they are, they’re really, really wrong. … Continue reading

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The Story of a Bride

The light shone out of emptiness, The void turned into space; From dirt and sea sprung life And the stars up in heaven sang. The Father loves His Son And wanted to give Him a Bride. The youth of love … Continue reading

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Never Forsaken

Change has never been easy for me, and still isn’t.  When something big changes, I become a tumultuous emotional wreck, and react in extremes.  Recently, that means vacillating between “my life is meaningless and I’ll never do anything worthwhile” and “I’m … Continue reading

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