Sin and kittens in the house

Back in June, my family got kitties. Yes, real, live cats. (A big shocker for those who know my family.) Their names are Willa and Liesl, and they’re so adorable that I just want to hug them all day and every day. They were also supposed to be only outdoor cats. Let’s just say they […]

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Be undignified

There’s a lot of ways to “be cool” these days. Drive a sports car. Know the names of A-list celebrities. Have hundreds of followers. Go to an esteemed college. The list goes on. But y’know what’s not so cool? To be a believer in Jesus Christ. Yeah, that one will make your “likes” dip a […]

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humble + bold = freedom

Psalm 107 is one of my favorite Psalms. It’s “titled” Let the Redeemed of the Lord Say So, and that’s exactly what it talks about. It features four scenarios of people going through life, crazy, cocky, afflicted. Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, prisoners in affliction and in irons, for they […]

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still, and always shining

There’s a meme out there about the saying “when life gives you lemons…”, and it shows a lemon, cut in half, with close to no juice inside. And sometimes it feels like that, especially recently. Sometimes it’s just hard to even look at life, let alone try to make sense of it all. I absolutely […]

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yes, the Bible is scary (and why it’s not)

I used to be afraid of reading the Bible. There was a period of a couple years, from sixteen to eighteen, where I very rarely picked it up. I knew I needed to, cuz I knew that it would help me, but everytime I flipped it open, my heart got put into overdrive and I […]

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