Winter

(by Jessica K. Bunce) Waking up on wintery mornings to a wonderland of white have become a favorite of mine as of late. For the past two days, Louisville has awoken to a brilliant display of snow and ice that transforms the landscape into something out of a Christmas card. The snow hasn’t lasted long, … Continue reading Winter

Commit to Christ in Your Suffering

“You don’t really know Jesus is all you need until Jesus is all you have.” -Keller There are often 4 kinds of people with 4 subsequent responses in times of suffering in life. The unbelieverThe saved, but untouchedThe saved, and bitterThe Christlike Do you identify with Christ in his sufferings or do you reject them? … Continue reading Commit to Christ in Your Suffering

Zealous

What comes to your mind when you first think of this word? Perhaps it is a mob of protestors raising signs? Maybe you think of Twitter trolls, or religious fanaticism? Another alternative is to attribute zeal to those with great drive; these are the people with a "get up and go!" mentality. They are the … Continue reading Zealous

Yearning

Have you ever wanted something so badly that you felt ill? Have you hoped for an event to occur or awaited the outcome of a decision that you literally ached for your desire to become a reality? The Cambridge Dictionary defines this feeling in this way: A strong feeling of wishing for something, especially something … Continue reading Yearning

Xenophobia

Fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign.-Mirriam-Webster Dictionary Stranger Things We are intrigued by, curious about, and scared of things and people that are strange or foreign to us. Unfortunately, awareness of potential danger has made so much of our world reclusive and isolated. I was in … Continue reading Xenophobia