Are you going to eat that?

For me, practicing self-control with food is a lot harder when the food is right in front of me. Sure I may have the ingredients for cookies scattered throughout my pantry, but avoiding the food processor is a lot easier than turning up my nose to a Danish sample at the grocery store. It’s aContinue reading “Are you going to eat that?”

This joke is ripe for the picking 

It was time for the annual harvest, and Farmer Reed gathered all his sons together to begin the job.  “Get the tools together and be back in 15 minutes,” he ordered. Ed, the eldest, grabbed the keys to the tractor and waited smugly for the next 14 minutes. Jimmy, the middle child, returned punctually withContinue reading “This joke is ripe for the picking “

Random Question of the Day (6/8)

You know how companies sometimes use shows to advertise products? Not just a box of Ritz crackers sitting on the counter, but a funny moment where one character says “I could go for a McRibb right now,” and the other follows with “Back for a limited time at McDonald’s.” So, without appearing on a commercialContinue reading “Random Question of the Day (6/8)”

This is My Body

For a long time, Communion has been something that freaks me out a little. It happens at regular intervals within the Gentile church experience, and it scares me mostly because of how somberly I usually see it performed. Typically, I hear lots of emphasis on the need to have a right heart before God. OneContinue reading “This is My Body”

Submission Guidelines (Jordan Journal)

As some of you know, my mom and I co-edit a bimonthly literary journal… Jordan Journal is pleased to release submission guidelines for our upcoming issue, “Linger.” Please send your poetry and photography submissions (including a brief bio) to jordanjournalcollective@gmail.com by June 17. Theme Guidelines: “Wait continually for your God.” ~Hosea Our fast-paced world isContinue reading “Submission Guidelines (Jordan Journal)”