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Relating to God

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The Life of Clay

“Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.” – Augustine Recently, I was driving back home to Virginia from Indianapolis after almost 4 weeks of an absolute blast just resting and spending time w/my family over the holidays.  As I was heading back … Continue reading

I’m Finally Gonna Talk About “It”…

I was texting with my mentee/a fellow examiner one weekend.  At 25, she was going through a major breakup with her first serious boyfriend.  She spoke about how different single life is and what she has been doing to occupy her time.  Then she randomly asked me, “How do you cope?”  I’m not gonna lie…at … Continue reading

Lauren

It’s been a really long time since I’ve just written in an impromptu fashion like this. Not sure how congruent the content will be, but at least I can declutter my mind a little… I lost a good friend exactly a week ago. Actually, she was killed. We spoke just before the New Year. She … Continue reading

Too Long For A Tweet…

I’m determined not to have God pry another thing from my “death” grip…pun intended. In my own hands is where the best of God suffers certain dilution and diminishing. No more asking Him to take “it,” yet still giving “it” prime real estate in my heart and mind. It hurts so much. Still. After years … Continue reading

Desires, Delays and Delighting

Unless you are my friend or a loved one, you’ve probably never heard me mention out loud that I want to be married and have a family of my own…like, yesterday.  Probably because I don’t want anyone to confuse my sentiments with desperation.  Also, I don’t take it for granted that God has blessed me … Continue reading

Ashley B.
Fairfax, VA

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