For this blog post, I’m going to anthropomorphize water. It’s weird, but I promise there’s a purpose. (Note: all references to water refer only to swimming pools and other still bodies of water) Dear Water, I haven’t trusted you. For that, I am sorry. Clearly, you have unchanging scientific properties that govern my interaction with you. […]
I always knew faith was necessary to believe in Jesus, but I didn’t realize just how much faith I needed. Not long ago, I was an “intellectual Christian.” Logic and Lee Strobel were my basis for believing in Jesus, and faith was just the last five inches that bridged the gap. I believed the Bible […]
A couple months ago, I opened an Etsy shop. I guess I needed a new hobby. I didn’t immediately realize it, but my shop, Two Wild Gingers, and this blog, Wide-eyed and Wild, actually have very similar missions. They’re both about hope – which is ironic considering I’m one of the most negative people I […]
Throughout my blogging journey, there’s been one question that continues to gnaw at me: “What’s the purpose of sharing my struggles with the world?” At first, my answer was, “Showing people that Christianity isn’t nearly as weird as it seems.” Then, it was about sharing my doubts and how I was overcoming them. At one […]
Belief is a decision to trust something or someone completely. Don’t mess with belief. It could change your perception of reality forever. But for the mercy of God will you ever find your way back again. I could have sought a second opinion. But I didn’t. I could have consulted with friends outside my church. […]
Incandescently hidden, But through a veil, Burnt orange mercy. Unresistant, Fire turns to stone, Innocence to wisdom. Sacred yet intimate, Eclipsed In moon’s mortal flesh For Earth to see A humble light.
While I consider myself a thinker, there are many questions I’ve never even thought to ask . . . until now. In my former life, all of the Christians I knew believed in the same interpretation of the Bible. I didn’t question this interpretation until I met Christians with different beliefs. Matthew 28:18-20 is generally […]