My sweet sister.
I get it.
It’s hard. It’s enticing. It’s strong.
It’s a part of your lifestyle.
Deep down, you feel the guilt.
Deep down, you know your shame.
You want to stop, but you wouldn’t even know where to start.
You are so loved.
Every single part of you. Even down to the deepest cracks in your heart.
You are loved.
You are prayed for. You are sung over.
You are prized.
So, my friend, let’s talk.
Let’s talk about sin.
It’s a three letter word that I don’t like hearing, but don’t hear enough.
Sometimes, I hate living in America because our culture has normalized and embraced and even praised sin.
Having sex with strangers. Getting drunk. Cheating the system. Stealing. Rebelling against parents. Using the name of “Jesus Christ” as a cuss word. Habitually watching porn. Cheating in relationships.
And sometimes I hate how…
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Well folks, it’s that time of year again! It is 4 days (or maybe only 3 days for some of my Eastern Hemisphere readers) until CHRISTMAS! YAY! Side note before I get started, I am very sad that I cannot use my Christmas emojis on here and them look like something. Oh well. Let’s get to today’s topic shall we? Continue reading
Shout out to Behind the Mask for nominating me for the Mystery Blogger Award. I saw the comment this morning and was quite excited, it’s like a Christmas present! Check out her blog here where she talks about her own struggles with anxiety & autism!
So, what is the Mystery Blogger Award??
How many times have you heard this about yourself or your child? You explain to your co-worker that you were so quiet at the Christmas party because socialization is difficult because your autistic. Or you make the science teacher aware of the fact that your intelligent but not so tactful 4th grader wasn’t meaning to be disrespectful Continue reading
Tonight’s post will be a short one. It’s based off of a video that Buzzfeed did several months back titled “I’m Christian But I’m Not…”
If you haven’t seen the video, you can find it here. While I disagree with some of the stuff in the video, I do like the overall concept. And the concept is what I wanted to use in my post today. Continue reading
*TRIGGER WARNING: THIS POST IS TALKING ABOUT SELF INJURY, INCLUDING CUTTING AND THE FEELINGS THAT LED TO IT FOR ME PERSONALLY. IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN A CRISIS OR HAVING THOUGHTS OF SUICIDE, PLEASE CALL YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY NUMBER, GO TO YOUR NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM, OR CALL THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE, WHICH YOU CAN FIND HERE.* Continue reading