This is something that I have been thinking of for some time. As a relatively new christian, I have always had somewhat of a patriotic background. All of my grandfathers were in the military, my uncle, and father are firefighters, and my father and brother are police officers, so the term hero has a lot […]Read more "Christianity and Patriotism. I Pledge Allegiance to God."
You call me out upon the waters The great unknown where feet may fail And there I find You in the mystery In oceans deep My faith will stand Lately, I’ve been struggling with trying to grow closer to God, to focus on my relationship with Christ and not just with Jake. I’ve been […]Read more "What’s in your ocean?"
Alex has this way of helping me get through school. When we sit down and talk, she will help help me make a checklist for all that I need to get done for the week, just so I don’t fall behind. I love that she does this. But what happens if I miss something on […]Read more "Earn Your Christianity."
So this past Sunday was Valentine’s Day and all that jazz, whatever. The topic at youth group that evening was about dating, big shocker there right? Well, my pastor split us in pairs of two and handed us note cards with Bible verses or quotes on them. We were supposed to write down how we […]Read more "Not So Great Influences"
The sand dunes of silver Lake Michigan are a staggering sight to behold. The typical person isn’t even aware that there are sand dunes in Michigan, let alone sand dunes that cover roughly 2,000 acres. At the top of these sand dunes, you will feel as if you have been taken out of Michigan and […]Read more "You are Doubt"
The Earth that we live on is an interesting place. Just a few more miles toward the sun, and we would burn up in a fiery blaze. Just a few more miles out, and we would be a frozen planet inhabitable to life. If the earth’s tilt was just a degree off of what […]Read more "It’s not about you."
My friend got a new apartment. I drive a truck, so naturally my help was requested. I was happy to oblige because he makes good pizza, and what better way to spend a Saturday than driving around Grand Rapids? On the drive I saw this tree. I like it. So I stopped and took a […]Read more "Sitting on the Hood of My Car, Smoking a Cigarette"