• Fall 2018,  Five Minute Friday,  FMF 31-Day Challenge 2018

    Day 18: Search

    This month, I’m participating in a Five Minute Friday challenge called “31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes,” responding to a one-word prompt for five minutes each day in October. Click here to join in! Everyone is searching for something. Each person wants to know who they are and why they’re alive, and we all want to find fulfillment and satisfaction. Most people look for the answers to these deep questions in the wrong places–in other people, material possessions and wealth, or a career. But none of these will give us meaning or purpose or answer our questions. The only One who has the answers we need is Jesus Christ. In His…

  • Fall 2018,  Five Minute Friday,  FMF 31-Day Challenge 2018

    Day 10: How

    This month, I’m participating in a Five Minute Friday challenge called “31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes,” responding to a one-word prompt for five minutes each day in October. Click here to join in! I seem to have a never-ending list of how questions. How do I decide who to pursue friendship with? How can I invest in a relationship without overwhelming the other person? How can I surrender completely to God? How will I spend my life? How can I become humble? How can I stop going to the wrong sources for love and validation? How can I get all this homework done without losing my mind? How…

  • Fall 2018,  Five Minute Friday,  FMF 31-Day Challenge 2018

    Day 4: Why

    This month, I’m participating in a Five Minute Friday challenge called “31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes,” responding to a one-word prompt for five minutes each day in October. Click here to join in! Sometimes I wonder why God does things. I don’t tend to ask Him why I’m going through difficult times; I know that they are part of the consequences of the Fall of Man and that God will use trials for my good. I just get curious: Why did God create a universe that is so expansive we can’t even comprehend it? Why did He allow us to put men on the moon? Why do we…