guns.

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 [...]

#WhyIWrite

#WhyIWrite

Why I write... Tonight I remembered. "Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for [...]

This isn’t about me.

You know what happens when everyone gets his or her way? Chaos. You know what happens when people do everything in their power to succeed and follow their own individual agendas? Chaos. You know what happens when people only live for themselves? War. Abortion. Divorce. Slavery. Murder. Assault. Rape. Racism. Poverty. The speaker at the campus [...]

Here’s the truth.

Here’s the truth.

"I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected [...]

Joy

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 [...]