I’m 4th generation Lutheran. My mother was Lutheran and my father is Baptist. Mom won. Although the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is one of the largest mainline protestant churches in the USA, Lutheran congregations generally aren’t massive. The church I grew up in probably had a membership in the 100’s and an average Sunday […]
Some of them are really really crappy Jesus cover bands. But if you decide to give church another chance, try and appreciate it for what it is.
#RayRice is one of the most popular trends on Twitter today. Each time somebody watches the video, Janay Rice-Palmer loses a little bit of her humanness.
When everyone wasn’t yelling at each other, appropriate conversations would typically consist of comparing eating disorders, relapses, and suicide attempts over breakfast. But in the first 24 hours in the Psych Ward I learned I have the ability to pick myself back up again.
There’s plenty of literature that tells you what to expect when you get to college; there’s even more about what to expect when you get pregnant. But save for a single article, I had read nothing about this phenomenon until it actually happened to me.
I’m 31 today. I’m tired. But I’m exercising more. I’m drinking more. But I’m eating healthier. I’m watching more TV. But I’m reading more books. I’m traveling more. But I’m more of a homebody. I have fewer friends. But the friendships I have are deeper. In the last year I’ve …started therapy …gone to bed […]