Safe but bored

I was sitting at my desk the other day studying for midterms when I looked up and looked into my fish tank. It was around 9:30 and I was tired from a stressful day at school so I started to doze off. My mind started to wonder. Some how I …

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What do we have?

Here we are. What do we have? Gotta honestly say the last week was a little tough for me. I got really sick on the weekend, and it took me what seemed like forever to get my strength back. Now, a week later I finally feel like myself again.  Almost.  …

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Crying Christians

I used to think I needed to pick sides, but now I know it’s better to pick a fight. -Bob Goff Are you going to be brave or safe? -Gary Haugen I started crying at the supper table tonight. On TV were shots of children living in a town in …

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Pain Matters

“It hurt because it matters.”~ John Green. Life is like a curve ball – sometimes you can tell where it’s going to take you, but at other times that “ball” goes off-course and you can’t tell where it’s spiralling to. The reality of life is that it will never be predictable …

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Constant Wonder.

A couple days ago I went to the mountains to ski. As we were driving there, I looked out the window at the mountains – which leave me in awe every time. The way God shapes them each differently. The way that the snow stays in the valleys – the …

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Promise of the Prince of Peace

In a world as broken as our’s how can we accept the message of Christ as the Prince of Peace? Isn’t that a Christmas message, Cassia?  Sure, it’s past Christmas but isn’t this when it’s hardest to accept the message? Now that the holiday season has behind us, when will we …

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Locked Rooms

If there is another knock on the door, will you open it? If you open it and there is a poor man begging to you on your doorstep, would you be generous to him, or simply close the door? What if God appeared. Would you let Him in, or shrug …

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A Phone Call

Today I got to call a girl I met in the Northwest Territories over fall break. She brought up if we could call each other and immediately I ran to all the excuses I could give for that not to work. But really, I had none. I was sitting at …

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The Reality of All Things

Sometimes in life, things don’t go the way you hoped. Maybe a friend died, you were challenged with your identity, given up on your faith, or lost a part of you that you couldn’t live without. But this is how life must be. It is these things that I myself …

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