Si tรบ me dices ven lo dejo todo

Yesterday I accomplished something I have wanted to for a while: read an entire book in Spanish. I started reading this bookย by Albert Espinosa a few months ago after my roommate gave it to me. It took me lots of breaks, lots of Google translating, lots of rereading to understand, and lots of patience to…

Thoughts on Grace

When I reflect on my time in Ireland thus far, one of the words that comes to mind is “grace.” I have heard this word over and over in church my whole life and yet it is something I don’t think I have seen much there. What I have seen instead there (and been a…

No Doubt

I was reading this article today about the prevalence of indecision among my generation, and the author tells a story about a friend who shared James 1:6-8 with him when he was paralyzed to make a decision in a specific situation. Those verses say: “But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the…

All you need is love

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. We love because he first loved us. -1 John 4:16, 18-19

2 Days in England

This past weekend I traveled to Liverpool and Manchester, England. I had previously only been to London, so I was excited to see a different part of England. It didn’t disappoint! The main attraction in Liverpool is that it is the Beatles hometown, so we took a 2.5 hour taxi tour around the city that…

All things

If Christ has been given us, if we are called to his discipleship we are given all things, literally all things. He will see to it that they are added unto us. If we follow Jesus and look only to His righteousness, we are in his hands and under the protection of Him and His…

A Dublin Walk, in Photos

  A couple of evenings ago, I took the most beautiful walk through Dublin alongside the river. Here are some photos:        

I’m Changing My Online Habits

I have been convicted lately that my online habits have gotten a little out of control (not a little, actually a lot). Like in most things, though, I kept assuring myself that my online habits are “normal” and certainly not any worse than the next person. After all, I don’t have a Twitter, don’t use…