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Where I’ve Been

April 10, 2014 - Author: Michy

I haven’t posted anything in ages, and I’m sorry. If you know me, you know it’s been a tough few months! Car trouble, pregnancy, money, depression. The goal for my next post was to finish up my series on why God allows trials. I have a ton of notes written for that post, but I […]

Categories: Christianity, Depression, Personal

How Should Christians React to Sin in Society?

January 1, 2014 - Author: Michy

Love the sinner; hate the sin. God can do this, but can we? It seems that if I actively hate the sinful behavior of individuals, I can’t simultaneously show love to the people engaging in that behavior. Some sins are socially unacceptable. Murder and theft, for instance, are not okay to anyone, whether saved or […]

Categories: Christianity

Writing Practice

December 19, 2013 - Author: Michy

Before this past summer, I never really thought of writing as something to be practiced. To be honest, I’ve never been too good with the idea of “practice,” anyway. It always felt unproductive. I practiced my trumpet in school mainly because we had to log how many hours of practice we did at home and […]

Categories: Writing

Why Does God Allow Trials? (pt. 2)

December 10, 2013 - Author: Michy

Part One | Part Two During my time away from God, the time I spent calling myself agnostic, I let down a lot of standards. Certain things weren’t temptations for me, so I stayed pure in some areas not because of my morals or standards but because I just had no interest. I did, however, […]

Categories: Christianity, Narrative

How to Be Productive

November 25, 2013 - Author: Michy

I sat down this evening to make a list of “stuff that I do.” The idea was to have a somewhat balanced list. On one side, I’d list all the productive activities. On the other side, I’d list all the unproductive activities. Then, when I finish something I have to do (like work), I can […]

Categories: Personal, Time Management

Why Does God Allow Trials? (pt. 1)

November 22, 2013 - Author: Michy

Part One | Part Two The first time I really, honestly questioned God’s existence was when I was 18 and facing a rough spot in life, a trial. My trial was mostly internal and invisible. At the time, I wished I had been crippled or had cancer or something, anything that someone else might be […]

Categories: Christianity, Narrative