How I Experienced God During Lent

As a protestant/evangelical, one might be surprised that I would participate in Lent. I confess that I do not know much about the history of Lent, but what I understand it to be is an intentional time to make a sacrifice of something temporal to gain something eternal. When I think of fasting, I think…

Thinking about travel, culture, and love

A few months ago, a friend handed me a book called: Eat, Pray, Love insisting I read it before I embarked on my upcoming journey overseas. I was hesitant at first, because there are definitely some things in that book that I do not agree with or believe in- however- if we never allow our…

You Have Been Set Apart…

[Author’s note:Β  I wrote this blog almost 3 years ago.Β  Today I read something profound that is relevant to this post that I will share with you now.Β  “They [The Jews] codified the Law, adding to it 613 statutes: 365 negative statutes and 248 positive ones. They felt adhering to these they would have kept…