On Love

Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires. Song of Songs 8:4 This is a really short and simple verse, but it says a lot about love, or at least the age of love. Here are my reflections on this verse:

M.U. – Mutual Understanding or Mutual Undervaluing

Mutual Understanding, “Just Talking,” Prayer Partners, Waiting, Flirtationship. No matter how you call them they’re all the same. They are all mediocre, troublesome, hurtful, shallow, and petty versions of realationships. Nope. I didn’t spell relationship wrong. Relationships are supposed to be REAL.

How To Get A Man: Rebekah’s Story

If you’ve read my older posts, you probably noticed that this title sounds like it shoots for something different. It kind of does. I guess my title’s pretty straightforward. That is exactly what I’m going to talk about. After telling you, my precious readers, about the importance of waiting for the right person, I’m goingContinue reading “How To Get A Man: Rebekah’s Story”

The Eye of the Storm: On Peace (John 16:33)

Two days ago, Mark and I were driving home in the pouring rain and I caught myself saying, “I bet there are people watching the creek’s water level right now.” When he asked why, I shrugged and told him that this has been our neighbors’ automatic response every time it rains. It’s been almost threeContinue reading “The Eye of the Storm: On Peace (John 16:33)”

Shining vs. Stardom – Matthew 5:16

“Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 (NASB) If you grew up in church, your brain probably tuned out automatically at the mention of this verse. That’s because you’ve heard countless sermons and Bible studiesContinue reading “Shining vs. Stardom – Matthew 5:16”