A couple weeks ago my 18 year old sister dropped a bomb on me. She took me out to grab some frozen custard and chat and Voila!! Out whipped her left hand and BAM a cute little glistening diamond was resting on her finger. I was floored. But not in the way I feel like … Continue reading Waiting for Love
If you wish to get lost in this story open this (safe) audio loop https://city.ambient-mixer.com/old-city-israel A Few Miles Outside Jerusalem, Passover, 33 AD., 3 am. There was dead silence. I could feel it, thick as sheeps wool and heavy as it’s skin. My hands were warm and slimy with blood and I couldn’t understand why. … Continue reading Jerusalem
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?
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
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 in my own territory. I struggled for a long time trying to come to terms with losing nearly every friend I’d ever made in … Continue reading What I Struggle With in Christianity: Part 2