My Fear of Eternity

May 16th 2014 3 comments so far  

file9861310649818 We all grow up hearing about how we get to spend eternity in Heaven with God when we become one of His children. I heard it many times coming up in Sunday school, but I never understood the implications of that concept. I was seven when I became a Christian, and pondering theological concepts wasn’t exactly on my radar. It wasn’t until five years later that I fully realized what that meant, and it terrified me.

I remember that night vividly, as 12-year old Townsend …

Even in Loneliness, God is Present

April 25th 2014 2 comments so far  

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Lately, I can’t stand the song “One is the Loneliest Number.” Not because it is a terrible song, but because it has been hitting a little too close to home. After graduating college and moving out of my parents’ house, I am flying solo during this season of life. There are days that I am cool with it and enjoy the freedom. There are also days that I am lonely and look at puppies on Petfinder for way too long.

Although the lack of a romantic …

Trusting God During Depression

March 14th 2014 4 comments so far  

file9861310649818I’ve mentioned my struggle with depression in passing a couple of times in the course of writing this blog. I’m fairly open about it just because it’s not something I feel is worth putting any effort into hiding. I suffered from major depressive disorder (more commonly known as clinical depression), which is a fancy way of saying my brain had a chemical imbalance. Combine this biological predisposition with repressed emotional issues I was dealing with and you have a recipe for one of the most …

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