Submission Guidelines: “L’Chaim!”

Jordan Journal* is now accepting submissions for our September issue, “L’chaim!” (And, for the first time, we’re also accepting artwork!) “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth…” -Moses You may be familiar with the phrase “L’chaim” if you’re a fan of the movie “Fiddler on the Roof.” It’s an engagement toast thatContinue reading “Submission Guidelines: “L’Chaim!””

Real Life, Fictional Quote (Maybe)

A few weeks ago, I posted about the awesome things God was doing in my life. Immediately following my first break-up, He gave me flowers and a ring. Talk about romantic (not to mention miraculous)! Since then, I’ve spent a lot of time enjoying Hosea, and while I won’t go into detail here, allow me to mention thatContinue reading “Real Life, Fictional Quote (Maybe)”

What God did Today

So, I am apparently using my blog to actually talk about my life AND WHAT GOD’S DOING. As such, I wanted to follow up with another post on something crazy that just happened as I’m on the Greyhound, typing away about weddings and my life (in addition to the before post, I’m also writing aContinue reading “What God did Today”

Wedding Fever and the Bride of Christ

(This is my my longest post ever! I didn’t plan to get this much off topic, but I didn’t want to scrap sections of the writing, because it proved extremely therapeutic, and I like how it turned out. This is also my most personal post so far :). ) Some little girls grow up makingContinue reading “Wedding Fever and the Bride of Christ”

Always, lens

I see myself, and you yours, filtered through cameras, creeks, and crystalline glass– our knowledge  by reflection. We marvel and muse  that we have never  met ourselves. Never faced off with ourselves  nor seen ourselves, really. But, really, all I see of you and you of me is another reflection  not personality but  the refractionContinue reading “Always, lens”