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Faith Poetry

An Act of Compassion

A poem about Jesus and America.

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This kind of love is who You are

A love letter to God’s love.

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A spirit not of fear

Fear. It’s something I’ve wrestled with my whole life. As a child, I was afraid of the roller coaster that goes upside down, wondering how people could enjoy the possibility of falling out of their seats. The blinking smoke detector, reminding me that a fire is imminent at all times. The shadows that grew on the […]

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You Say

Last week Lauren Daigle released the lead single from her new album. It’s called ‘You Say‘ and it has had me covered in goosebumps every time I hear it. Last year, during a moment of intense honesty with friends from my small group, I revealed that I was ashamed of waiting so long to be […]

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So Will I

Obedience. Trust. Love. These words have held different definitions throughout my life. Obedience came in the form of obeying my parents, my teachers, the rules. Trust was given freely, then not so freely when I realized it can be broken. Love has been messy, thrilling, comforting, my refuge. There was a time in my life […]

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Faith Life and Love

Hilton Head

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Back in August, during one of the first weekends of my sophomore year of college, I painted a watercolor of this verse: I decided to paint it because it had been running around […]

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The Importance of Community

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25

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Listen

There have been moments in my life that I cannot conjure the right words to describe them, no matter how hard I try. Moments of complete loneliness, or anger, or envy. There have been moments that I cannot explain the joy I feel in my heart; how fast it beats when I am in the […]