The RUF Summer Bible Study has been going through the book of Ruth. In last Sunday’s discussion, we were talking about how to love other people well. I do not love other people well at all. I really don’t. The entire evening was basically a slap in the face for me, because it’s something I… Continue reading Seeking to Love Others Well–the Struggle is Real
“to the timid and hesitating, everything is impossible because it seems so.”—Sir Walter Scott As I was studying for my British Literature take home test over the weekend, I found this quote in my notes. I immediately proceeded to send it to my friend, and we both marveled at how it punched us in the… Continue reading Anxiety, Scott, and Aslan.
It seems that there’s been a centuries-long argument on whether we, as Christians especially, should read books (or watch movies, as it may be) that have content that contradicts our beliefs or worldviews. A lot of people would see a book or film that doesn’t align with their worldview and would rebel against it, even… Continue reading Should We Read Books (or Watch Movies) That Don’t Align with Our Worldview?
One thing that every person is most likely afraid of is getting to the end of their life and realizing that they wasted it. I know it’s something that I’m afraid of. I hear a lot of people say that they don’t want to get to the end of their life and realize that they’ve… Continue reading Fear and a Wasted Life.
American Christians have this weird habit of putting their trust in their presidential candidates. It’s as if they forget that God is the real King and instead say, “Our only hope is this candidate.” I have heard people on both sides putting their future in the hands of Donald Trump, our next president. People against… Continue reading Trust God, Not Trump
So gossip and drama is a thing. Unfortunately, it’s a thing I see all too often in the world around me, especially with girls. For some reason, girls seem to be prone to drama and gossip and slander. We seem to forget that we are called by God to love even our enemies, and instead… Continue reading Spreading #GirlLove
I was born May 12, 1996: twenty years ago yesterday. I am twenty years old. This is really weird. I was just eight the other day, I swear. Twenty years have gone by faster than little me thought they would. Younger me had all these expectations for what life would be like when I was… Continue reading Thoughts of a Now-20 Year Old