13 Ways to Stay Godly During College

This post is important. It's important to me because each and every part of the list comes from something I've experienced firsthand, and I want to use that to help other current or soon-to-be college students. So, if you're in that season of life, and you want more tips for remaining pleasing to God, this …

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Small Minds Discuss People

"Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people." -Eleanor Roosevelt  I've always liked the entirety of this quote because it shows a certain level of social maturity that's very desirable, but today I want to focus on one portion: small minds discuss people. "Small minds" here comes from the phrase small …

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9 Ways to Be a Careful Listener

Romans 12:15-16 says, "Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion." So, in order to be followers of Christ we need to know how to listen to other people, and bear their burdens and their joys.

Our Memorial Day Trip & Mini-Vacation (Part 2)

This where the next phase of the trip begins. Leah arrived in Auburn in time for services Wednesday evening, and we transferred all of my things into her car. Then we left an hour or two later for Destin, Florida, where we would stay for the next (almost) four days. Leah is a veterinarian, and she …

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Our Memorial Day Trip & Mini-Vacation (Part 1)

This series of posts is mainly for my own documentation and for family or friends who are curious to keep up with what we've been doing. Just to make my trip post a little more bearable and cut the read time in half, I'm going to split it up into two parts. Today you'll see …

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On Singleness, Dating & Marriage

This is going to be a long post, so if you're interested in this topic, please stick around! But if you'd rather not read over 2000 words about singleness, dating, and marriage, feel free to move on - I understand! I've written several posts in which I talk about what I'm learning from marriage and my …

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