The Calligrapher’s Burden

Human nature desires control. What I mean by this is that as humans, we naturally want to have control over our environments. Who comes in, what goes out, what goes where, if I’m going to Starbucks today or if I’m studying for that quiz tomorrow, etc. We like to feel in control of what goes on around us because we find a sense of peace and security from it. But as much as control provides for us, the pursuit of control often becomes a goal … Read more The Calligrapher’s Burden

Madoka the Loving Christian

Konnichiwa! Today marks the start of a new day, and yet the end of a new series. Sort of an unintentional yin/yang thing I’ve got going on, eh? For this final post on Madoka Magica, let’s talk about the main character of the series, Madoka, and what makes her unique from the other girls.

Exploring the Role of Christian Fellowship (Part 3)

Konnichiwa! As we head into the end of this week and begin to blossom into the next, I want to wrap up the theme of community with a few short ways that we can express this godly love for those in our own lives. Community is an important aspect in the life of the believer, and it is our duty to be that community not just for ourselves, or even for other Christians, but so we can show the world the love of Christ through … Read more Exploring the Role of Christian Fellowship (Part 3)

Exploring the Role of Christian Fellowship (Part 1)

What does it take for a person to grow? The answer is varied. Some would say exercise, others would say a proper diet, still others would say a clean environment. In truth, it is never one single factor that grows a person, but a combination of influences in our lives that mold and shape us into the people we are. Each one of us is an unfinished painting; each new experience, idea, and emotion adds a new color to the canvas of our lives, altering … Read more Exploring the Role of Christian Fellowship (Part 1)