Tag: christianity

Guatemala: Returning

I forgot a lot about Guatemala. It’s easy to recall the men armed with shotguns guarding gas stations and other high income buildings. It’s easy to remember the beauty of a city built around mountains and in tiers, with the horror of seeing entire… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Returning”

Guatemala Sept 21st, 2013

Finally, right? It won’t be entirely verbatim, but mostly I’m taking straight from my journal with some pictures inserted. September 21st, 2013 We are in Guatemala. The women are beautiful. The country is beautiful. the city is beautiful. The morning started at 4:15am. After… Continue Reading “Guatemala Sept 21st, 2013”

Guatemala Part II

I still need to write about my first trip! But today I finished up my vaccination for one of the hepatitis strains I started long ago for this trip to Guatemala. I was also asked by Pastor if I wanted to go. I’ve been… Continue Reading “Guatemala Part II”

I Love You

With it being the holiday season, I feel love should be in the air. Not romantic love, but real love. I was informed the other day that I too easily state I’m in love. I love pretty openly, freely, and quickly, and while the… Continue Reading “I Love You”

Use Your Gifts

You have to watch this video. Made me tear up a little. I wish I could embed it, but it’s saying the site doesn’t exist. In general I adore Lindsey Stirling. I’m not a huge fan of her music videos, but she’s immensely talented… Continue Reading “Use Your Gifts”

Thankful

It’s been a long year. There have been incredibly painful and joyful moments. These are a few of the major things I’m thankful for in the past year. God, Christ, and a loneliness and hurt that allowed me a closer relationship and stronger faith.… Continue Reading “Thankful”

A Great Guide

“Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.” -Psalm 119:105 NLT Today’s daily devotion was about memorizing the word of God and using it as guidance in your life. I’ve been doing that more and more moving… Continue Reading “A Great Guide”

Guatemala: Aftermath

I’ll be going through the day to day, but I want to get the picture first. The trip was pretty life altering, as has been the past few weeks, which is good. I think I’m getting back on track to where I was. During… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Aftermath”

The Power of Words

Ephesians 4:29 Proverbs 18:21 Proverbs 12:18 When I decided to write a post on the Power of Words, I thought I would be commenting on how writers need to be concise. I thought I would be telling people why there is a restricted need… Continue Reading “The Power of Words”

Breaking Existence

Breaking Existence It all changed: you, me, Us. We died. You left. I just cried. We broke, But for what? For him? You killed me. You struck Me down. I died without You, then sighed my final Breath. I’d be remade by Him. God… Continue Reading “Breaking Existence”