on being employed again

I haven’t been able to blog as much as I’d like because a couple of weeks ago I started a new job that I absolutely love.  The job is a perfect fit for me; it gives me an opportunity to strengthen and expand my skill set while allowing me to do something I love and…

growing pains

In the past, whenever I started a blog, I would go through spurts of not writing and usually feel guilty about that because I wasn’t blogging to my expectations. This time around is different.  Instead of seeing it as a failure, I am viewing it as an opportunity to grow as a blogger and a…

Life Update But Not Really

So I haven’t been able to blog as often as I had previously envisioned. Basically, life has gotten in the way.  A couple of weeks ago I accepted the call to serve as leader of the youth ministry group at my church, and this means that I get to write a curriculum in a few…

Count the Stars

Count the Stars “So many people have exchanged the certainty of material things for the certainty of what passes as faith, but isn’t.  So many people are worried because they have doubts about themselves and doubts about their faith.  Let me tell you, I don’t worry about folks who have doubts about their faith; I…

World Book Night 2013

(This is a blog post I wrote earlier this year and shared on my tumblr.  It’s about my experience as a World Book Night volunteer.  It was such a meaningful experience that I wanted to share this reflection on this blog as well.  Enjoy!) This year I volunteered as a giver for World Book Night…