Don’t Give Up: Following Jesus Is Worth Every Single Second of Despair

Note: This is the finale of a series on the idea of not giving up in different scenarios. Previous posts include entries on work, relationships and depression & anxiety. I've been on the brink of quitting following Christ several times. The majority of those times have been the result of realizing how terrible I am at being obedient. … Continue reading Don’t Give Up: Following Jesus Is Worth Every Single Second of Despair

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Don’t Give Up: Even When You’re Depressed and Anxious Like Me

Note: This is the continuation of a series on the idea of not giving up in different scenarios. Previous posts include entries on work and relationships. The previous posts have not had a particular audience, it can be applied generally. But my heart is for the Church, for the body of Christ. So the next two … Continue reading Don’t Give Up: Even When You’re Depressed and Anxious Like Me

Don’t Give Up: Even When Work Seems Like It Will Never End

So I just started watching Cheers. I'm an episode-and-a-half in as of the beginning of writing this, and I love it. The characters are fantastic, the setting is brilliant and the dialogue is snappy and funny. Maybe it's just the show, but a bar seems like a lovely place to work to me. You've got a … Continue reading Don’t Give Up: Even When Work Seems Like It Will Never End

Don’t Give Up: A Series on Why You Shouldn’t Quit on Yourself

I'm someone who likes to give up. Always have been. My mom has told me several times that when I was younger, I would start to build a block tower. If the tower collapsed, I would give up. Most kids would probably try again. But me? Nah, I'd quit. For whatever reason, I wouldn't find … Continue reading Don’t Give Up: A Series on Why You Shouldn’t Quit on Yourself