“Does Not Rejoice in Evil,” by Joel Huna
It’s easy to want to rejoice when the bad guy gets what he’s due. But love doesn’t take pleasure in the pain of others.
Does Not Insist on Having It’s Own Way
I used to say that I didn’t mind admitting when I was wrong—if it ever happened. But that’s not true.
Keeps No Record of Wrongs
Keeping no records of wrongs means agreeing to live with the consequences of another’s sinful behavior.
I am not a biblical lover.
At the core of who I am, I am petty and spiteful; impatient and unkind.
Lonely Hearts Club
I used to be that person. The person who ever so noticeably avoided the candy aisle around mid-February, and who sometimes ate drive through tacos alone on Fridays. I was the girl who talked herself into going on bad dates because I was afraid of dying alone. I dreaded any functions that required me to…
For Daniel: Year Two, The Story of Us
Let’s face it. Valentine’s Day can be really taxing. There’s pressure from all sides. For those in an undefined relationship, there’s pressure to commit. For those in a committed relationship, there’s pressure to out-buy, and out-perform. Finally, for those who aren’t in relationships, there’s the onslaught of happily committed couples around every corner, oozing affection,…
An Introvert’s Lament
I swear, I’m not anti-social. In fact, I need socialization. I crave belonging, and I long for friendship, conversation and laughter like anyone else. I just do socialization a little differently than you do.
When God gives you a bad gift.
Vanity, pride, and a deep love for pretty things bred a severe self-loathing at my mediocrity. Anyone smarter, lovelier and more talented was automatically categorized as “enemy”—specially favored and preferred by God.
My Life is Full
My life is full to the brim of photos depicting a life that looks nothing like the one I planned to have, but oh, how unremarkably beautiful it all is.
Can I still be a Christian on the days that I can’t stand anyone?
To be human is to be imperfect. In fact the word “human” in the dictionary is synonymous with the word “flawed” and “frail.”