4 Day Weekend in Portland

Remember when I posted about my time in Portland, OR? Yeah, me neither. Turns out, I have been so busy since I returned from my DTS that I failed to talk about my brief time in Portland! It has always been a city that I have wanted to visit. In fact, I would always say … Continue reading 4 Day Weekend in Portland

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Why I’m denouncing Christianity

Okay before I receive any disconcerting comments or messages let me pose this question to you. What does Christianity mean to you? A. Is it a set of rules that you follow in order to make yourself "right with God"? B. Or is it actually following Jesus Christ and obeying what he commanded because you have … Continue reading Why I’m denouncing Christianity

Forgiveness isn’t just for you

It is recess time and everyone in my fifth-grade class is anxious to get outside and play, including myself. There is laughter around me, of kids having fun, as I’m trying to swing as high as I can. When I finally stop swinging I hear a girl calling my name. I face in the direction … Continue reading Forgiveness isn’t just for you

The silent victim of mental illness

Opening up about something that hurts you is uncomfortable but choosing how to deal with that is what defines you.