Ice Cream at 10:00

Fairly unlikely that you just happen to have a bowl of ice cream sitting slightly to your left, but if you do, wow!  How fortunate are you?!? Hey guys!  How are you?  I’m not just asking you facetiously, I would really like to know.  I can see that several people read this but I don’t…

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Furiously Happy

So, in case you haven’t heard yet, I recently found out I have persistent depressive disorder.  I know, I feel like I keep harping on it, but it’s kind of all consuming for me right now.  So in the spirit of being depressed I read this book, Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson. Synopsis It’s basically…

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Joy vs. Happiness

Sometimes I feel like God gives me glimpses of His sense of humor.  Usually it’s a bit sarcastic and dry, and sometimes it’s just straight up funny.  In the past few weeks of clinging to God for dear life, there have been some shafts of humor among the clouds.  For instance, the other day (the…

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Grace > Pornography

I’m still reading this book, I’m through the third chapter now. (Yes, it kind of went by the wayside with everything else I’ve been dealing with.  It’s ok).  And once again I am inspired.The title of the chapter is “Rejoice in the Lord’s Mercy: Guilt frenzies the soul.  Grace calms it.”  Max talks about the one…

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Immigration and the Bible

I’m not usually one to get all political.  I’m conservative, yes, but I see flaws and failings in that mindset as well as those who are more liberal.  I don’t think anyone has all the right answers – except for God of course.  I’ve been deeply interested in the whole refugee/migrant issue and I’ve seen…

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The Michael Vey Series

 Ah, is there anything better than reading a good series for the first time?  I submit that there is not, at least in the book world.  I’d always resisted picking up the Michael Vey series because I used to pride myself on being a holdout – and the Michael Vey books have been very popular…

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