For the Believer, Personal Reflection

Laziness and Idleness: They Suck

So I don't like writing the words "suck" or "sucks." It has a lot of negative connotations, especially for the older crowd. And I get it. There's a sexual meaning behind the work that leads to some people viewing it as a bad word in situations where it doesn't involve a vacuum or a straw.… Continue reading Laziness and Idleness: They Suck

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Refocused Romance

I Really Want a Ring: Why I’m Gonna Call It a Marriage Ring.

Someone made a joke to me the other day that I was the only adult or one of the few adults in the room without a ring on. It was funny because my wedding is only a few days away, but it also reminded me how desperately I want one. Good gracious, I want a… Continue reading I Really Want a Ring: Why I’m Gonna Call It a Marriage Ring.

Refocused Romance

What Christmastime Has Taught Me About Love and Marriage

One word that is associated very much with Christmas is "give." It's all over the place. We give gifts to one another. We give time towards hanging out with family. God gives Jesus to us for the salvation of our sins. It's all indicative of sacrifice, showing giving up something for the better of someone… Continue reading What Christmastime Has Taught Me About Love and Marriage

Music, The Bible

The Most Beautiful Marriage…But The Bride Cheats

One of the best metaphors in the Bible, I think, is the metaphor that Christ and the church are married like a husband and a wife, respectively. It's found in Ephesians 5:22-25 and 32. Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as… Continue reading The Most Beautiful Marriage…But The Bride Cheats