I took two pictures this week: not worthy of a Wordless Wednesday post, so I decided to skip it this week. Instead, I'm writing on Ash Wednesday because that's what today is. It's the kick off to the Lenten season, the 40 days before Easter (not counting Sundays). Why do I celebrate Ash Wednesday? Ash… Continue reading Ash Wednesday
Some days I get overwhelmed by the sin in the world. I opened my Facebook today while I was on hold on a phone call and scrolled through to kill time. I was hit with three stories of girls who were sexually assaulted by grown men whom they should have been able to trust. Earlier… Continue reading Come, Lord Jesus
I love Christmas so much. It is by far my favorite holiday and my favorite week of the year. First of all, I love winter, and I love snow, so there's nothing better than a White Christmas. Sipping hot chocolate in the glow of the lights of the Christmas tree, while a fake fire is… Continue reading Christmas Don’t Be Late
Sin is this nasty, ugly, despicable horror that we all have to fight. Every day is a constant battle against sin and the powers of Satan and his minions. More often than not, we lose. Luther nailed it (funny, right?) when he labeled us as sinners and saints at the same time. Every day we… Continue reading Even When
Today I was feeling blue. It felt like a Monday when I woke up, and already the week is feeling long. I'm feeling sad about a lot of things today: the cloudy skies with no rain and massive humidity is one of the minor contributing factors. I moped around the apartment until it was time… Continue reading I’m sad but it is well with my soul!