The Frustrations of an Analytical Christian: When Worship Becomes An Intellectual Disipline

Dear Lovelies, Tonight is frustrating for me. I'm sitting at my desk with Elevation Worship's "Resurrecting King" blaring in my ears through my headphones and I can't be present, can't enjoy it, can't lose myself in a private, passionate display of love and adoration to the One who loved me when I rejected him. No, … Continue reading The Frustrations of an Analytical Christian: When Worship Becomes An Intellectual Disipline

Thoughts on The Greatest Showman

Dear Lovelies, If you haven't seen The Greatest Showman, you need to watch it. This is probably the only movie that I have cried happy tears from, the only movie I would pay to see again in the theatre. It was beautiful. I've fallen in love with the characters and the music! Guys, the music … Continue reading Thoughts on The Greatest Showman

Deconstructing Christianity- The Cost of Saying Yes

~For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him, saying, "This man began … Continue reading Deconstructing Christianity- The Cost of Saying Yes

On Holding Back Tears

Somewhere, there is someone with tears that attempt to be kept from falling. Maybe a graduation or funeral is the place, or perhaps a bride on her wedding day. Somewhere, some lone stranger will sniff and look away, like a criminal caught in the act of a most heinous crime, As others, who are not … Continue reading On Holding Back Tears

A Diagnosis is NOT a Life Sentence

Dear Lovelies, It's 4:08 in the morning as I type this. The reason I'm up this early is that I was thinking of the past few years of my life, as it relates to thorns in my flesh. I was thinking about the conversation I had with my friend, and how we agreed that it … Continue reading A Diagnosis is NOT a Life Sentence

The Danger of Spiritualizing Mental Illness

It's 2018 and I'm already dealing with misinformed people who refuse be open-minded, or acknowledge the error of their ways and wish to place judgement on others because of preconceived notions and prejudices. An old friend of mine and I got into a fight/disagreement last night because of some of my blog posts, or namely, the … Continue reading The Danger of Spiritualizing Mental Illness