“Keep both heart and hand in your own possession,
till you see good reason to part with them…”
– Anne Bronte
The funny thing about walking into a store just after the New Year, is that Valentine’s Day has suddenly arrived even though it’s more than a month away. And social media lights up with posts like “Who else is going to be single on Valentine’s Day?”
“Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.”
This year the gray hairs decided to make themselves more visible than ever before. Usually some clever styling or just changing up my part a little bit was enough to hide them but now that was no longer an option. And people were starting to notice. (And send me Groupon e-mails for salon hair color.) Continue reading
I’m a pretty avid fan of John Piper’s “Ask Pastor John” podcast series. Often he answers interesting questions about Christianity and applying the Bible to one’s life. Well, for the past week or so Francis Chan has been answering questions on the podcast and yesterday’s installment was regarding why he feels Christians are getting married later.
Despite the fact that I always feel like I’m telling people to breakup with boyfriends/girlfriends, I also felt like this blog post needed to be written. A lot of people I know are putting up with a lot of junk that they don’t deserve in their relationships. And a lot of people I know need to get help before they “bring the crazy” into someone else’s life.
Happy New Year! “Anno nuovo, vita nuova!” as my Italian relatives say. Now it’s just time to see how long it takes me to figure out that I need to be writing 2015 on all my documents!