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My husband says that even though I know people are never going to do the right thing, I still expect people to do the right thing. I hold high standards. Sometimes those standards aren’t really fair because I form the ideas of what I want people to be based on what will make ME happy […]

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Joy

“Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy.” 1 Peter 1:8 (NIV) So I got a tattoo. If you remember, I was pretty anxious upon arriving in Italy. I spent the entire […]

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A letter to the Church

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, “This is the one I spoke about when I said, ‘He who comes after […]

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The evil inside

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest times if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore One of the worst parts about being a follower of Christ is that you are constantly exposed to the evils within your own heart. You can loudly proclaim the name of Jesus and tell […]

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Simplicity

Long story short, I wrote a guest post for an online magazine a few weeks ago and a woman (I think to be mid-40s) commented that my article was “level 1.” While I’m still a little salty that someone from the older generation would be so discouraging to a younger believer, that’s not what this […]