Achievements. 100%’s. Perfect runs. Full completion is so delicious, isn’t it? The feeling of doing everything right. I’ve been developing my tactical skills in Fire Emblem lately – a series I’ve watched with a curious eye for years but only now decided to experience for myself. (You fellow fans can thank my boyfriend for that.)…

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Earthly Submission Submission to authority is something I often think about. Like most teenagers, I spent my childhood rebelling against my parents’ authority. I saw submission to authority as losing myself, my will, and my right to make a decision or have emotion. I felt if I ever actually submitted to my parents, I would…

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There are several ways one could describe what it means to be a Christian, but the central idea is being a follower of, believing in, and loving Jesus. But, taking the description a step further, what does following/believing/loving Jesus actually mean? This question is explored throughout the Gospels and the letters of the apostles found…

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What is it about silence that makes people so uncomfortable?  As an introvert, I thrive on silence. Yet when I’m in a group of people or with one person and I don’t say anything (because I genuinely have nothing to say), they grow uneasy.  Or when I’m reading a book rather than socializing with people,…

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Psalm 1, The Way of the Righteous and the Wicked 1, Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands int he way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2, but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates…

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