Most days are average to good days, where optimistic social media posts with sunny bible verses feel appropriate and encouraging. [...] Then there are the black hole days. The days when you can’t see past the pain. The nights when your fear feels so real that you could reach out and touch it. In times like these, trite platitudes fall short. The Bible verses that used to bring comfort feel, at best, distant and irrelevant, at worst, obtuse and offensive. Where can we turn for hope on these days? Enter the awkward uncles.
Some of you have asked about whether I was going to write about the events of this past week. And while I definitely will at some point, I’m just not able to do so in much detail yet. To take myself back into those moments and to reflect on the thoughts and emotions running through … Continue reading 72 Hours That Changed Everything :: Thank Yous To Those Who Stood With Us
I don’t understand why everyone hates going to the dentist so much. I went just a couple of weeks ago for a general cleaning and had a delightful experience. They even had a massager in the chair. It was all really quite relaxing. I guess I don’t mind it so much because I’ve never had … Continue reading Dental Confessional