12 Things I Never Knew About Grace

Grace teaches me to live my life before an audience of One, disinterested in the lofty and lowly opinions of others. Grace reminds me “I am fearfully and wonderfully made” (even when a fancy personality test validates major character flaws I’ve been denying). Grace joyfully persists in the seemingly impossible task of making me more like Jesus. Grace says,…

Seeping Sin

Ever cut your knee, slapped a Band-Aid on it and looked down to find blood had seeped through to the little white square? Sin is kind of like that. We do something, we fall, get a cut, cover it up. But, eventually the blood seeps through and we can’t deny the ugly blotch. _________ Sin is…

Transgenders and Face Wash

If you haven’t heard the news, Clean & Clear recently hired Jazz Jennings, a young transgender activist, to be the new spokesperson for their most recent ad campaign, #SeeTheRealMe. This controversial and undoubtedly risky move has the public polarized in both outrage and applause. Furthermore, Jazz’s life is set to air on TLC in a new reality TV…

Pitiful

The feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering or misfortune of others is called pity. A few nights ago I read this story about Christ… and a few nights later here I am after reading it about 1000 more times. What kept drawing me back? Realizing how pitiful I was. The story goes…

I’m Not a Very Good Dancer

I’m not a very good dancer. I love watching other people dance, and I love the idea of being able to dance, but I’m not a very good dancer. I’m not talking about your typical bumping and grinding, let’s see how close we can come to making everyone around us extremely uncomfortable type of dancing….