When I was a little girl, with utter fascination, I would watch my mother do her hair and makeup everyday. The shimmers, the sheens, the hues – it was all so mesmerizing. She had these jars of pomade and gel that gave her hair a flattering shine. I thought it was all so glamorous. Like most little girls, I wanted to be just like my … Continue reading Messy
I’m more spiritual than religion Jesus is MY religion, man Keep your theology, keep your doctrine, keep your religion: Just give me Jesus It’s about a relationship, not religion. We’re even hearing it in contemporary Christian music. The song “The God I Know” by Love & The Outcome has a similar message. Religion is bad. That’s not what Christianity is about. Religion is man-made. You … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Religion
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. – Matthew 5:9 It would certainly seem that peace and tranquility should be the default, while chaos must be created. However, quite the opposite is true. We create chaos with ease, while maintaining a peaceful life is something we must work towards. The irony isn’t lost on me, as it is much more … Continue reading Peacemaker
The past few weeks, I’ve taken a bit of a break from the internet. Initially, I felt the need to apologize for my lack of blogs and videos, but I’m sure that all of you found other information on the internet to hold you attention (haha). I’m willing to bet no one was biting their nails in a nervous frenzy waiting for my next post. … Continue reading Taking a Break
My phone rang. “Hey, Kris, it’s grandma! Hey, do you think you could give me a ride to the bank today? Our car is in the shop and I need to get this check deposited.” I drove to my grandma’s house, picked her up, and we headed out to the bank. We were sitting at a red light when, all of a sudden, my grandma … Continue reading Does God punish us?