Heartbreak

I lost a dear friend on Friday. Her name was Gladys. She was a 91 year old lady that I had lived with last year and she was someone I admired for her beautiful heart and spirit. For some reason, I couldn’t stop thinking about her last night and I cried myself to sleep finally…

A Beautiful Woman

As you may or may not know, since the beginning of the school year I’ve been living in house with a lovely 91 year old lady. She is one of the sweetest people I have ever known and she has a beautiful spirit. It was a miracle how we met, and you can read all about…

Psaume 23

For the past week, I’ve had a song stuck in my head. The tune is “Frère Jacques” but the words are from Psalm 23. During one of many Bible studies two years ago in Dijon, we were asked to write a poem that summarized the ideas of this passage. And I thought it would be…

The Fight

 My small group has been finishing up 1 Timothy in our Bible studies and a couple of verses in our last study made me reevaluate how I’ve been living my life. Here are the verses (6:11,12) we looked at: But you, O man of God, flee from all this. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness…

God is Like Rehab

While on the train this early morning, I was thinking to myself for the umpteenth time this month “I really need to start doing my devotions again.” I keep telling myself this and I’ve meant to pick up my Bible and start journaling and praying, but I just never got around to it. I’ve been…