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Viewing entries posted in March 2018

Sep
18

I could feel a sense of urgency building inside me all day long, and I didn’t know why. When I got home, I laced up my tennis shoes and headed outside, hoping for some clarity. I took some deep breaths and prayed as my feet hit the pavement, “What’s going on inside me today, Lord?”.

Sep
4

Is anyone else sick and tired of hearing the phrase “unprecedented times?” I’m becoming convinced that our use of the word “unprecedented” may actually be the most unprecedented development of the year, and that’s saying something! Or to put it another way: if you had “unprecedented times” on your “2020 Lingo Bingo” card, you’ve probably already won by now.

Aug
24

If I look back on my daily to-do list since March, “singing” hasn’t been one single task at all. In fact, I actually looked back on my digital task list for the past few months and if I had to describe the overall theme I’d say it’s more or less just “get through this.

Aug
17

Overwhelmed.  It’s a word I’ve used a lot in 2020. I’m pretty sure I don’t need to list all the reasons why life is overwhelming right now. For everyone. We’re all on the struggle bus. Excuse me, driver? I think you missed my stop.

Aug
4

Have you ever read a passage of scripture and had a hard time believing it? Perhaps you’ve stood in church for a worship song or hymn and struggled to make yourself sing the words.

Jun
30

Hi! I’m Alexus, and I could lovingly be referred to as a pen collector, highlighter junkie, and post-it hoarder. In other words, I'm a thorough planner. I carry my planner with me everywhere and have had nightmares about losing it to the wind.  .

Jun
1

I have kept my face glued to my screen(s) over the last weekend, my heart breaking. I don’t know of a better analogy for human fallenness than a peaceful event turning violent due to the sin nature that we all wrestle with. Fear, anger, racism, and confusion.

May
18

To say that birds were a “thing” in my house growing up would be an understatement. We were the Bird family. “Bird, just like flies in the sky,” mom would always say when explaining how to spell our last name.

May
13

A few months ago, a post from a Twitter account called “Atheist Forum” went viral online. It said, "CHRISTIANITY: Belief that one God created a universe 93 billion light years in diameter consisting of over 200 billion galaxies, each containing an average of 200 billion stars, only to have a personal relationship with you. ".

Apr
21

“Cody doesn’t know what Cody doesn’t know, and Kara doesn’t know what Kara doesn’t know. ” This statement from our premarital counseling is one my husband and I have repeated to each other more than a few times. Usually in the same sweet southern accent our counselor spoke it to us that first time.