How to Avoid becoming a Sugar Cube (Five Minute Friday)

Recently I’ve participated in Lisa-Jo Baker’s “Five-Minute Friday” (you can find all my Five Minute Friday posts in the ‘related posts’ at the bottom). The concept is simple, and in my opinion, brilliant: Write for 5 minutes, straight from the heart, on that weeks...

Monsters & Miracles

(Picture by Michelle O’Connell via Creative Commons)     Have you ever stopped and looked at yourself and just thought “What an asshole” I seem to find myself doing this a lot. More often than I really should. It applies to my thought life more than...

Why Faith is Believing when God Doesn’t Heal

It’s so ironic isn’t it, how many of us seem to talk about faith with such certainty? “If we only have enough faith, then miracles can happen” “Faith can move mountains” “You just need faith” But faith has no certainty about it whatsoever. If it does, it’s...

How we can be Liberated from our Insecurities

(Picture: Linus Bohman – Creative Commons) Recently I had what I like to call an ‘attack of the insecurities’. I was already frustrated at the slowness of my phone, and then I read something online. And for no particular reason, something inside me broke. Like...