1 Samuel · Bible · Christianity · humility · Jesus · King Saul · life

On the relatability of King Saul

When reading historical sections of the Old Testament, one of the thoughts that frequently crosses my mind is Wow, Israel, that was stupid. Over and over again, despite repeated words of warning, despite circumstances proving God’s provision, despite extremely real, tangible expressions of God’s actual, physical presence and power, the people screw up, doubt, lie,… Continue reading On the relatability of King Saul

Apartment living · Food · Garden · herbs · Just for fun · life

Indoor herb garden

During college, I collected a few houseplants to help fill the void caused by not being allowed pets. Now, living in a small, no-pets apartment with my husband, I’ve collected a few more. Then there’s the issue of not having an outdoor space for a garden. My solution? Attempt to grow herbs indoors. I wasn’t… Continue reading Indoor herb garden

Cooking · Food · Just for fun · life · Soup

The soup

I don’t get hangry, necessarily, but when I’m hungry for more than a few minutes, my mind gets a little… fixed. I have been known to break out into spontaneous song about how much I want food. In this determined state of mind, almost anything will do, but if I have a weakness (aside from… Continue reading The soup

Bible · Christianity · Exodus · life · Reading · routine

Daily dose of Jesus

My sophomore year of high school, I decided I would read my Bible every day. I don’t remember being prompted from any sort of spiritual conviction. Mostly, I just noticed my Bible had a daily reading calendar in the front and I kind of took it as a challenge. The calendar had readings in Genesis… Continue reading Daily dose of Jesus