It seems like every time I pray for a "strong Christian" friend, it's never answered. And I've started to wonder: why? Why has God never granted this wish? Here's what I've realized. I think that I have to stop asking for "strong Christian" friends because God places the people in our lives that he does… Continue reading People
It seems like every time I’m debating with an atheist about the Bible, Leviticus is always brought up. I understand the struggle. I remember going through Leviticus one day and reading this: “If two men are fighting, and the wife of one steps in to rescue her husband from the one striking him, and she… Continue reading It Sounds Like It Was Written By A Man
There is a girl who lives down the street and even though I have no reason to to love her, I do. I can't help loving her, even though I've no reason to love her. And it's the kind of love where you want to run and lift them up and spin around with them:… Continue reading strong
Watching a good Ghibli movie is like getting hit by a train. Watching The Wind Rises is like falling into a sad and very beautiful dream. The Wind Rises is a semi-autobiographical movie about Jiro Hiroshiki, an engineer who made airplanes--specifically, the airplanes used to bomb Pearl Harbor and begin Japan's chapter in World War Two. The most… Continue reading The Wind Rises: Dreams
I built this article on one idea: Life isn't what we see, but also what we don't see. This morning I've been researching New York's third trimester abortion law. I looked at the bill. I could not believe my eyes. ""Person" refers to the victim of homicide who has been born and is alive." You mean… Continue reading becoming human.