Tag Archives: Jesus

Wanderlust: noun; a strong innate desire to travel the world

I’m not sure if this happens to everyone, but sometimes I just have those days where the last place I want to be is in a classroom. No duh. That’s probably the struggle of most students. But, I just want to be out in the world. Well, that’s pretty vague, you say. Yeah. It is. …

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I’ve Got the Joy Joy Joy Joy (and Also a Poem)

J   O    Y  I remember once hearing a little ditty I think to sing it you start, “I’ve got the joy joy joy joy Down in my heart”  It’s just a child’s song But for real I think it’s totes defs cool Because Christ is in me I can dance, sing and run like a …

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If Christ were …

If Christ were only a cistern, we might soon exhaust his fullness, but who can drain a fountain? – Spurgeon

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More than Enough

32 For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness,and all these things will be added to you. -Matthew 6:32-33 Seek first his Kingdom.  His Kingdom.  First. “It’s that crunch time of the semester.” I feel like I’ve been saying that for …

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Eyes, Hands and Feet

“So you’re waiting, even if you don’t quite know it, waiting for the moment when you realize that you really are different to them; that there are people out there…who don’t hate you or wish you any harm, but who nevertheless shudder at the very thought of you–of how you were brought into the world …

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He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

For Spanish class, my professor has us take turns bringing in songs. They can be any kind of song: pop, children’s, worship, anything you want. Today someone brought in a worship song. Hearing worship in other languages always gets me excited, because it reminds me of God’s sovereignty and omnipresence. I love how God is …

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*Ka Pow!*

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isaiah 55:8-9 So, I’ve probably bragged on this enough already, but I’m basically just real real …

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Our Hope and Stay

Lord, I come, I confess Bowing here I find my rest Without You I fall apart You’re the One that guides my heartLord, I need You, oh, I need You Every hour I need You My one defense, my righteousness Oh God, how I need You Where sin runs deep Your grace is more Where …

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Clutter, Clean, Contemplate (10 points for Alliteration)

So, maybe this is just me, but if that’s the case, indulge me for a second. Wow, actually I hate myself for saying “indulge me.” That’s so weird. But I guess that isn’t really the point. . . . just. . . if you’re feeling it, go with what I’m saying for a second. I …

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Our Highest Pursuit

Yesterday at church, our pastor gave a sermon on the idea “God is the goal.” He used the passage in 1 Corinthians 9 where Paul talks about a race.  24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 25 Everyone …

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