I’m a big believer in questioning things. Why am I doing this? Why am I going there? What’s the benefit from spending my time in these ways? I think I’m this way because of how it was for me growing up in a religion where I was never asked to question anything. Why is there … Continue reading ?
“We accept the love we think we deserve.” ~The Perks of Being a Wallflower Why does she stay? That’s a question I ask myself so often when I read stories of women who have been consistently abused by husbands, boyfriends, or other men in their lives. And I honestly don’t think there’s one answer that … Continue reading The Love We Think We Deserve
“Dad, why do some people go to hell?” “Uh, well, um… How did you even hear about that place?” See what I did there? Instead of answering her question I turned it around and asked her one instead. It’s not great parenting, granted, but it did give me some time to think about what my … Continue reading Friday Top 5: Kid Questions
“What do you think is the most important question in life?” Who am I? And it’s not even close for a second most important question because unless we figure out who we are fundamentally then every decision we make will be flawed. Think about it. What do we want as our career? Do we want … Continue reading 300 Writing Prompts: #55
I guess we all go through our lives thinking that others know what we’ve gone through, assuming that our experiences are tacked up on our faces like so many notices on a board, or at least we don’t really think about where others come from so we assume the same when it comes to them. … Continue reading Growing Up Seventh-Day Adventist: Questioning
I have to admit that my nearly 8-year old (her birthday is Friday) never ceases to amaze me with what she thinks about. Once, about a month ago, I brought up the idea of making difficult hypothetical choices, such as, “What would you rather be, stranded on a desert island or stuck in a building … Continue reading Chatting With Lexi: On Spending Time