I have come to discover that there are only two things that are important in a future spouse. The first was described in my previous blog post, “Resolved, Never to Marry.” The second is described below. “I couldn’t marry someone unless they had art flowing in their veins,” she said to him. “That’s impossible,” he… Continue reading I Couldn’t Marry Someone Unless …
I have come to discover that there are only two things that are important in a future spouse. A relationship with Christ as described below is the first. The second will be described in the next blog post. This was originally written on December 31, 2017, after hearing a message about Jonathan Edwards and his… Continue reading Resolved, Never to Marry
I promise to get to know you and care about what’s important to you. I promise to listen to your voice and value your opinion. I promise to believe the best of you, no matter what has happened in previous years or even previous days. I promise to forgive you when your actions have hurt… Continue reading A Pledge to My Students
Let me let you in on a little secret about myself: I hate conflict. I hate the feeling that someone is upset with me or that I’m upset with them. I hate having to think about confronting someone about said conflict. When I teach my students about conflict resolution, the first option on the chart… Continue reading Learning to Speak the Truth in Love
Prompts taken from a writing pin on Pinterest. Two Things You’ve Never Done, But Would Love to Try Ride in a gondola in Venice. This has always been one of my top dreams, right after dancing in a white dress on the beach, but I’ve already done that. Even if they say it’s not all… Continue reading Mind Wandering
I need to confess something. I have been selfish in the past about my friendships and the labels I felt it was important to put on them. I have been jealous of other people’s friendships, and I have been clingy to my own. But God is gracious to me, and His work on my heart… Continue reading Is It Necessary to Have a Best Friend?
It means pressing in to the hard things, not pulling away from them. It means reminding yourself of why you’re passionate about it – over and over and over – especially when the world tries to knock it out of you. It means that even when your stomach is twisted up in knots and you… Continue reading What Does a Life of Committed Passion Look Like?