I’ve officially decided to stop apologizing for how late I am with my blog post updates. They’ll happen when they happen. And this one is happening now.
Today’s post is brought to you by The Armadillo Advocates: Armored Awesomeness. In Florida, the pests come in different forms. Boars are mean and the birds are harmless–but the armadillos dig holes in your yard. But actually I have a serious post to write, so let’s just take a moment to enjoy the coolness of the armadillo (despite its digging habits) before I jump in.
Last week, on February 24, my little brother insisted on being the first in our family to arrive at the greatest place of all: Heaven. My life has changed drastically and my entire perspective on life has shifted.
First reason is that I’m a sinner. Thought I’d get the real obvious one out of the way first. I’m a sinner, I fall waaaaay short of God’s holy standards, I’m in need of grace, lying is but one fatal sin among many. Praise God for the person of Jesus Christ. But moving on to reasons 2 and 3…
Harvest University has ended. What a ride it has been. Today’s final elective was by far my favorite elective thus far and Pastor James MacDonald’s final session was a challenge and encouragement. I am leaving this conference refreshed and with a renewed passion for my great God. Not only that, but God has answered prayer: I have direction. Continue reading “Harvest U 2014 Day 5: Fervent Prayer and Final Parting”
Every night, I’m finding myself more and more unable to articulate the experiences of the day. Perhaps it’s the culmination of late nights and early mornings, perhaps it’s the massive amount of teaching I’m receiving, perhaps it’s the overwhelming greatness of God, or perhaps it’s the combination of all three and some. Continue reading “Harvest U 2014 Day 4: Pretzels and People”
I am overwhelmed and at a loss for words because of the greatness of my God. How He speaks to me. How He knows me. How He has already won. How He is always with me. How He is in control of my life. Continue reading “Harvest U 2014 Day 3: Christ In Me”