The End of 2017, My Year of New Beginnings

2017 has been a great year. But I am also extremely excited to turn the page to 2018. For the first time in recent memory, I am eager to greet the new year, not because I’m in a rush to say goodbye to the last season, but simply because I am expectant of the good […]

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Learning to Let My Heart Break

Recently, my heart has been breaking a lot, and it hasn’t felt great. In fact, at times I wondered if something were seriously wrong with me. Unable to shake a heaviness that didn’t seem to match my circumstances, I finally asked God what was wrong.

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The Strength to Persevere

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, but after a two-week trip to the States, a move to a new apartment, and a pretty major hair cut.. I’m back! New Beginnings Right in line with my Year of New Beginnings, I moved into a new apartment last week! Woohoo! It’s an amazing home with a lot […]

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2017: A New Beginning

Hello, 2017! My theme for 2016 was Maturity. This year, I’ve gotten the theme New Beginnings. Sounds like time to start some new habits, right? Oddly, this is the first year in recent memory where I haven’t started off the year with a list of goals in mind. In keeping with my new “just say no to […]

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The Coming – Advent Reflections, Part 2: Hope

Hope Hope is essential. It’s what carries us forward in dark times. It’s the ability to see beyond what is now, to what could be, to what will be. God was silent for 400 years before Jesus came, but some did not lose hope, including Simeon, a man who was “waiting for the consolation of Israel.” […]

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Trying Not to be Overwhelmed by Racism

What is happening in America right now is unacceptable. Click through to read the full article.

What is happening in America right now is unacceptable. I’m sure there are many things happening in America that various people might label unacceptable, but what I’m talking about is the shooting of unarmed African-Americans. I’m talking about the unjust killing of defenseless people by law enforcement officials. In theory, I feel like this is something […]

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Looking Back, Stepping Forward

As 2015 comes to an end, I have been reflecting on the past year, coming to understand the winding pathway it was with greater clarity. If I had to use one word to describe my 2015, I would say: Restoration. One year ago, I was in a place of brokenness, my faith shaken, my hope […]

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