*Before this post, I want to create some space to share some resources that I have been using to learn more about the current social and cultural conversation. And, I want to be mindful of continuing to create space for the voices that may need more space to be louder, and be heard. I found…Read more a self-reflection.
In January, I shared a bit of what was going on in my life. At the time of writing, I was not sure when the resolution, or healing, would come; the foreseeable future felt dark and uncertain. Concluding that post, I indicated that writing out my heart was forming a sort of closure for me,…Read more Seeds to Sequoia // Seasons (II)
Over the past few days, I have felt it placed on my heart to talk about faithfulness. I want to start by asking the question “What is faithfulness?”. I think a lot of us associate being faithful with not cheating on our romantic partners. But apart from this, is there a universal definition? Oxford Dictionary…Read more Faithfulness
Chapter 2: Sacred We don't understand what it means for something to be "sacred". We live in a human-centered world among people who see themselves as the highest authority. We are quick to say things like "That isn't fair!" because we believe we deserve certain rights as humans. Yet we give little thought to the rights God…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 2)
It's been awhile, I know. There are a few posts I need to catch up on, but right now, I just want to work through something. My boyfriend and I got back from a conference in Washington D. C. a few days ago, and it was an incredible experience. My spirit was re-connected with God,…Read more Thoughts of God.
October was a heavy month for me, in terms of school. If I wasn't in class, I was buried in my textbooks, or working on assignments. The time I did have to myself was spent taking care of more administrative, or not-as-fun personal things. I generally read the most at night, and therefore, I didn't…Read more October Books
My Religion professor is amazing. Today, she brought in Aaysha Noor, a Muslim woman and speaker, as a guest lecturer. (If you go to the linked website, Ms. Noor is the woman in the middle, in a pale pink head scarf.) Today was probably my first real opportunity to engage with Islam, apart from reading…Read more A Dialog with Islam
I do something unglamorous. And honestly, I love every minute of it. At my church, I am part of a program that works to provides aide and help for kids with disabilities, while also creating a safe and inclusive space for them to learn and grow. I have been a part of this group for at…Read more I do something rather unglamorous.
For Christians, this week is one of the most important times of the year. Easter is the time we remember Jesus Christ's death on the cross, and what His resurrection truly means. This week, I am surrounding myself with religious songs and placing myself in the proper state of mind for Easter Sunday. So, to…Read more In Honor of Holy Week.