A story from Greek mythology that has stuck with me is that of the Sirens. The famous warrior Odysseus is making his way home from war when his ship must pass by the Sirens: half-women, half-birds who sing a song that is achingly beautiful, and until then, had led to the death of all whoContinue reading “Our Beautiful, Ugly Idols (Part 1)”
Sometimes it seems that, yes, the lies have been revealed, that they have been defeated by my mind, but they will always stay lodged in my heart….each time I stand up in seeming steadiness, my feet are swept from underneath me, my head cracks loud on ice, and the wind is knocked out of me.
“The eye is the lamp of the body,” Jesus said. “If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness.” My eyes have been bad for so long, viewing dirt as gold and being blind to the treasureContinue reading “On the Lies I’ve Believed and the Truth He’s Giving”
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!”