Tag: trusting god
To those who tried…
Often we love inspirational quotes about getting back up and trying. But when we’ve deeply tried and failed, how can we have hope? Here are some thoughts on the matter.
Reneging on My Six… Maybe
A while back, I wrote I was a counter-phobic, sexual six. If you’re not an enneagram nerd like myself, no, I’m not having sex with six people. In short, a sexual six is scared and presents courageous to prove to themself and others they’re able to beat anything. I promise I’m getting to sappy, personal…
Purpose and the Politician
A recent trip to Texas and a Netflix original show trigger thoughts of purpose and destiny.
No Man’s Land
In Lady Montague’a “Turkish Embassy Letters” she describes a people group in South Eastern Europe, during the Ottoman Empire. They existed between Islamic nations and Christian nations. Out of fear, they kept both holy days, refusing to work on both Friday’s and Sunday’s. I resonate with that—binding yourself to fear so intimately you live in…
Gluten and Genocide
Fact: gluten sensitivity has been on the rise in recent years. Fact: scientists still are unsure of the cause of this. Fact: bacterial DNA has been injected into the majority of our plants. This genetic modification creates pores, resulting in the stomach exploding. Fact: one of the number one issues related to gluten sensitivity is…
Part 8. Phoenix, AZ
Arizona. How many times have I mentioned I hate deserts on this blog? And yet, I keep ending up in them. I will say this, there is something actually magical about a desert (can’t believe I said that). It strips you of any self-resilience. Strength doesn’t matter. Money can’t buy you anything. You’re stripped to…
Part 7. – San Jose, CA
Before I started this trip, I made a promise to myself that if anyone invited me into their home, I’d go, as long as I had the time and money. Little did I know that this promise would carry me to the least likely of places. “Come visit me.” It was a simple Instagram comment,…