But Being Unequally Yoked Is So Romantic!

If you have grown up in Christian circles, you are probably familiar with the term “unequally yoked.” This phrase comes from 2 Corinthians 6:14-16, which states: “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? What harmony is there betweenContinue reading “But Being Unequally Yoked Is So Romantic!”

A Lyrical Life

I’ve never been able to understand why my dad listens to oldies. To me, they all sound like the same guitar-driven rock with scratchy-voiced singers, and I would much prefer silence to the voices of Bob Dylan and Thin Lizzy. My friends have never been able to understand why I listen to Russian techno-pop. ToContinue reading “A Lyrical Life”

Letters to a Striving Daughter

Romans 7:23 But I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner  of the law of sin at work within me. Dear daughter, it wasn’t long ago that I watched you in the kitchen, raspberry mop top framing your distressed face as youContinue reading “Letters to a Striving Daughter”

I Am (Not) My Writing

I am my writing. I have been told this is a lie, yet every tap on the keyboard feels like a needle invading my finger veins, draining drops of blood. I am my writing.It is not hard to understand why this statement seems so much more like truth than a lie. Since childhood, I have felt closestContinue reading “I Am (Not) My Writing”