Yeah, you probably know where this is going. Or at least, have a few educated guesses. I'll be honest. 2020 has not been the worst year of my life. (For those interested, that was 2017, but that's its own story.) But 2020 hasn't been the greatest either. Some say that these problems came out of … Continue reading Thoughts on 2020 (So Far…)
In case you're wondering, this is tied to my previous post, HOPE and COVID-19. Since that time, the lock-down has been extended to April 30th. Myself and many others have learned (or are still learning) to adjust to doing online classes for everything. My dance competitions have been cancelled. My youth rally was cancelled. My friends' … Continue reading COVID-19 — Lessons Learned
As a Christian, I get confronted with this question a lot. And not just by other people, but also by myself. Life is hard, okay? Not just as a Christian, but as anyone living in the broken world we live in, life is hard. For some, it's harder than most. And when bad things happen, … Continue reading Is God Good?
(Sorry for the absence; life got crazy the last couple weekends.) This past weekend, I competed in a music and Irish dance competition. It was my first time ever competing in Irish penny whistle and voice and dancing in novice level. The music competition, well... I was the only one competing in the categories … Continue reading Other Peoples’ Opinions vs. You
Warning, this is a long post... What is purpose? The dictionary defines purpose as the following: purpose [ pur-puhs ] noun the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal. determination; resoluteness. verb (used with object), pur·posed, pur·pos·ing. to set as an aim, intention, or goal … Continue reading Purpose: Finding a Reason Amidst Chaos
In the busyness of life, we often miss out on the little things. Or, we're so busy looking at the little things that we miss out on the big picture. After all, it's the small, tiny brushstrokes that make the whole painting. We're so busy rushing from one thing to the next that we miss … Continue reading Little Things
As many of you know, last week I was at my denomination's annual church camp. It was tons of fun and also some not so fun stuff, but that's not the point. It was great to see all my friends again and be with them and I miss them all like crazy. However, that's not … Continue reading Finding Out the Whole Counsel of God