Become Who You Already Are

I struggle with anxiety. I realized a while back that one of the main causes (if not the main cause) is my tendency to mentally exist in alternate realities. These alternate realities can either be good or bad, but both cause anxiety. Undesirable alternate realities are easy…

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Is Regret Selfish?

Above almost anything else, regret gets paired with grieving a loved one. Throughout the years of human history, we have done a good job of convincing ourselves that regret is a natural part of the grief process and perhaps it is, but is it healthy?…

Relentless

His love is relentless. He carries us when the world gives way. His bid of redemption is unrelenting. He fights for the furthest heart. May you, as I have, find peace in these truths today.

Asking the Wrong Questions

This post is intended as a sister to or an expansion of Thoughts on Will and Choice. – “Why didn’t God heal Lauren?” “Why didn’t God keep Lauren from falling in the first place?” These are just two examples of questions which have been swimming around in…

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Lauren’s Celebration of Life

In case you haven’t seen it yet and missed the link on the Facebook group, here is the video of Lauren’s Celebration of Life.

Letting Go vs. Being Without

It is tough to let go. It is tough to move on. And by “tough” I mean nearly impossible. How do you truly move on from tragedy? I believe that the answer is that you don’t. Not truly. How can you? When you’ve been affected…

Thoughts on Will and Choice

At Lauren’s Celebration of Life this past Saturday I touched on the notion of what God’s will is. Or, rather, what it is not. Time didn’t allow for me to go as in-depth as I feel this issue deserves, but hopefully I can address some of…

Depravity and Exhaustion Into Courage and Wisdom

I keep stumbling upon things I’ve written in the past months which possess amazing relevance to what my current situation is with Lauren’s passing. One such instance was an item on a list I’ve been compiling over the last year — a sort of “Code of…