Third-wheeling with the best of them. Making it work, but all the while being subjected to watching love unfold before you. You watch your friends and even your best friends slow descent into euphoria and you’re still holding the elevator on the 149th floor. Still on the outside of the circus tent, hearing about its … Continue reading Are You the Unmarried Friend?
Stuck Being Single and What You Can Do About It
In the communities that make up my area of the country there is a strong current of young marriage. In the homeschool community that’s pretty common. In the Mennonite community that’s pretty common. In the ex-Amish community that’s still rather common. In The Church (the Body of Christ) it is common to get married young. … Continue reading Stuck Being Single and What You Can Do About It
What I Struggle With in Christianity: Part 2
When my parents marriage ended it was Christians that pushed me away, told me I wasn’t welcome inside, acted cold and calloused, ignored me in public, spread rumors, and disrespected me. I struggled for a long time trying to come to terms with losing nearly every friend I’d ever made in my highschool years. I … Continue reading What I Struggle With in Christianity: Part 2
What I Struggle With in Christianity: Part 1
I love God but I hate religion. A common slogan these days. But I really mean religion. I hate the routine of it all. I hate the rules we put on ourselves. Let me explain. I hate the once a week praise, the once a week message, the once a week fellowship of people plastering … Continue reading What I Struggle With in Christianity: Part 1