Preventing the Burn

Yesterday, I spent about two and a half hours in the sun. You may assume that I covered my body with sunscreen because it was about 95 degrees. Nope. I was dumb. I just put it on my face. I didn’t want to feel like a waxy candle all over my shoulders and neck, so … Continue reading Preventing the Burn

Setting Your Mind on the Savior

"You can do anything you set your mind to." What's wrong with this common phrase we hear from family members, friends, and coworkers? (Other than the fact that sentences should not end with the infinitive???????????????????????) This statement is full of hope--false hope. Even though this statement promises a sunny tomorrow, it is simply a lie that … Continue reading Setting Your Mind on the Savior

How to Get Through a Really Bad Day

I’m not gonna lie. Today was a bad day. It was a horrible, no-good, very bad day. I won’t go into the details, but basically I had an awful day at work; and I felt like the world was against me. Nothing I did felt good enough. I didn’t feel like I could please anyone. … Continue reading How to Get Through a Really Bad Day

Free Freedom

Today we remember the story of America's independence and the brave soldiers who fought for the freedom of America. The British people oppressed the Americans, but they overcame Britain. Countless men fought for our country. The took great risks. They faced death. Yet they fought willingly for our freedom as Americans. Christ fought willingly for our … Continue reading Free Freedom