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"It's Kind of Hard to Love Someone That Wants To Kill You." - Is it?

The other weekend my dad and I took a little day trip up into one of the little mountain tourist towns in North Carolina. There is this cute little diner there, with fantastic milkshakes and a fifties theme…then add in the browsing through the little tourist-y shops and you’ve got the makings for a pretty great day. 848 more words

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Getting ready to move to Thailand was a surreal process.  The preparations all seemed hypothetical, until I finally sat down in close company with all the elements.   670 more words

Thoughts On Religion

Note to Self: Be Ready for Anything

“In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps”

– Proverbs 16:9


Note to Self: Leave it in His Hands and Trust Him

“Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”
– Luke 22:42 (ESV)


Note to Self: Never Lose Hope

“For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience”.
– Romans‬ ‭8‬:‭24-25‬


Note to Self: Everything Will Be Alright

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”

– Matthew 6:34


Food for Thought

“My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line. 15 more words