Our student ministry had been planning for this big spring retreat coming up this weekend. We just found out yesterday we won’t be having it because the lack of numbers from both ours and another church. It’s so frustrating. Youth Ministry is a mystery to me, sometimes. It’s specifically why that’s not my main/only focus…because … [Read more…]

the raven

The last three stanzas from “The Raven”: “Prophet!” said I, “thing of evil – prophet still, if bird or devil!By that Heaven that bends above us – by that God we both adore -Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn,It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore -Clasp … [Read more…]

one year (cont)

I am in awe of how much my life has changed in just one year. God does amazing things and I feel as if I have grown so much! I know I still have many years of growing and many experiences, and challenges, but I feel that the change that has occurred has been for … [Read more…]

one year

It’s been one year since internship placement. I can’t believe it! Now, it’s time for another class to go off! To be continued…


“I promise.” Those two words means so much more to me than I think I realize, sometimes. I wonder if we say them and don’t always mean it. I know I’ve said it and broken it, but I really try hard not to. I don’t think people realize what it means to me, and when … [Read more…]

March Madness

The MADNESS begins today. 32 games in 48 hours…then more games next weekend, and the week after that…oh how I love it! This day, every year, I am proud to be a Hoosier, and hail from the great basketball state… Never will I forget those roots. Who knew practically everyone would enjoy making their picks, … [Read more…]


Friendship is hard. Well, that was either an obvious statement or the hard truth. It’s very frustrating sometimes because it’s supposed to be a two way street, and right now I driving it all alone. I’m not saying I am the perfect friend, because I am far from it. I am tired after work and … [Read more…]

the devil is bad…

I think that is a title or phrase from a old song by a Christian group whose name slips my mind at the moment. But anyway, I spent the last two weeks in what most would call a “funk.” I was completely unmotivated, and could hear these voices (no, I’m not crazy, like that) telling … [Read more…]

a plethora…

– Tomorrow night I am going to see a famous comedian at the Fox Theatre! I am excited to go out and be social and do something fun…it’s been awhile! – I just found out yesterday that both of my sisters are coming up to visit in May! Yay! I can’t wait! – The last … [Read more…]